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The fragile X: a scanning electron microscope study

Lookup NU author(s): Professor Christine Harrison FRCPath FMedSci


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Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) has been used to study the fragile X chromosome. The fragile site appears as an isochromatid gap in the majority of cases, confirming light microscope (LM) observations. SEM has allowed a more precise location of the fragile site to the Xq27 . 3 region.

Publication metadata

Author(s): Harrison CJ, Jack EM, Allen TD, Harris R

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: Journal of Medical Genetics

Year: 1983

Volume: 20

Issue: 4

Pages: 280-285

Print publication date: 01/08/1983

ISSN (print): 0022-2593

ISSN (electronic): 1468-6244

Publisher: BMJ Group


DOI: 10.1136/jmg.20.4.280

Notes: Journal Article Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't England


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