Sentence Examples


  • I also have a report by Dr. Tartaglia on girls with a chromosome anomaly.
  • There is also a type of ocular albinism that is carried on the X chromosome and occurs almost exclusively in males because they have only one X chromosome and, therefore, no other gene for the trait to override the defective one.
  • By studying the reading and writing abilities of close to 80 family members across four generations, the researchers reported, for the first time, that chromosome 2 can be involved in the inheritability of dyslexia.
  • However, it is estimated that 3 to 8 percent of girls with a single X chromosome and 12 to 21 percent of females with sex chromosome mosaicism may have normal pubertal development and spontaneous menstrual periods.
  • Mothers who have one mutated X chromosome and one normal copy have a 50 percent chance of passing the mutation to each child they bear, though they are very likely to show no symptoms of fragile X themselves.