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Chromosome 12

Deborah Reynolds rdreynolds at mindspring.com
Fri Apr 25 20:59:29 EST 1997


Cheryl <cjenkins at midway.uchicago.edu> wrote:

>	I am a layperson who has been told there is a problem with
>Chromosome 12 of my nieces fetus, which is 16 weeks.
>
>Can someone explain to me what part/parts of the body this chromosome
>effects or possible consequences?  Drs can be rather secretive sometimes.
>
>I'd appreciate any helpful info anyone on the ng can provide.
>
>
>Blazer
>
>
>

Chromosome 12 has many genes which have a wide variety of effects
during development.  What part of chromosome 12 has a problem?  What
is the nature of the problem?  Often, there are abnormalities present
which have no known developmental effects.

Rich



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