Partial Chromosome 15 Deletions

Angelman Syndrome

  • Maternal segment of chromosome 15 deleted
  • Angelman because there is no female part
    • Maternal genetic deletion
  • Happy and flappy

Prader-Willi Syndrome

  • Paternal segment of chromosome 15 deleted
  • Prader-Willi is lacking the paternal part
    • Paternal genetic deletion
  • Fat, dumb, weak and infertile

References

  1. Genetics Home Reference. (2018). Angelman syndrome. [online] Available at: https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/angelman-syndrome [Accessed 24 Apr. 2018].
  2. Genetics Home Reference. (2018). Prader-Willi syndrome. [online] Available at: https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/prader-willi-syndrome [Accessed 24 Apr. 2018].
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