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A genetic linkage study of a kindred with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa.
  1. S S Bhattacharya,
  2. J F Clayton,
  3. P S Harper,
  4. G W Hoare,
  5. M R Jay,
  6. A L Lyness and
  7. A F Wright

    Abstract

    A large kindred with X-linked retinitis pigmentosa (XLRP) was investigated clinically and by means of genetic linkage with a view to developing methods of carrier detection and early diagnosis. A restriction fragment length polymorphism, identified by recombinant DNA probe L1.28, showed close genetic linkage to XLRP in this kindred and is a potentially useful marker for the purposes of genetic counselling.

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