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Fig. 1 | Molecular Cytogenetics

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From: Patients with mosaic methylation patterns of the Prader-Willi/Angelman Syndrome critical region exhibit AS-like phenotypes with some PWS features

Fig. 1

Results of Methylation-Sensitive Multiplex Ligation-Dependent Probe Amplification in Cases With Mosaic Methylation Pattern of the Prader-Willi/Angelman Syndrome Critical Region. Copy number peak ratios are determined by comparing patients with normal controls (2 copies/2 copies = 1.0), in this case no deletion is observed (a). The methylation probes are designed to hybridize to maternally imprinted loci; therefore, when compared to normal controls, in the absence of a deletion, patients with Angelman syndrome are expected to have no methylation (plotting to zero), while patients with Prader-Willi syndrome should have 2 methylated copies (ratio of 2). Interestingly, our patient (case 1) had a ratio slightly below 0.5 on average (b)

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