genotype question

Chris Boyd chrisb at
Wed Aug 19 03:46:04 EST 1998

J. Casey Lippmeier (jcasey at wrote:

: my question is this..   Do the deltas in the above genotype indicate a
: specific type of mutation (such as a transposon insertion)?

Greek capital delta in genotypes means deletion. I think capital omegas
denote insertions, but I stand to be corrected on that one.

Best wishes,
Chris Boyd                      | from, but not \ MRC Human Genetics Unit,
Christopher.Boyd at  | on behalf of  /  Western General Hospital, \   Edinburgh, EH4 2XU, SCOTLAND

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