A new variant of chromosome 16

Hum Genet. 1987 May;76(1):100-1. doi: 10.1007/BF00283058.


A new variant of chromosome 16 with an additional C-band negative segment in the proximal region of the short arm is described. This variant chromosome was found in four cases, two of which were detected prenatally. In three probands the variant chromosome 16 was inherited from a phenotypically normal father.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Child, Preschool
  • Chromosome Banding
  • Chromosomes, Human, Pair 16*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Karyotyping
  • Male
  • Pedigree
  • Polymorphism, Genetic*