Tooth crown size in 46, X, i (Xq) human females

Archives of Oral Biology
J T MayhallG Townsend


Permanent tooth crown sizes of six Finnish females with a 46, X, i(Xq) chromosome constitution (isochromosome for the long arm of the X chromosome) were measured from dental casts and compared with those of normal women, first-degree female relatives and 45, X females. Crown diameters of the 46, X, i(Xq) females were not only smaller than in the normal women but even smaller than the 45, X females. These findings can be considered indirect evidence that X chromosome gene(s) for tooth crown growth are most probably located on the short arm.


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