Taxon:

Human

Gene:

"Epilepsy"

Chromosome:

Unknown

Location:

Description:

Epilepsy. A higher risk of seizures has been reported in the offspring of mothers than of fathers with epilepsy (Ottman R et al, 1988).
Pal DK et al (2006) reported evidence for preferential maternal transmission of juvenile myoclonic epilepsy, both in families with evidence of linkage to the EJM1 locus (BRD2 gene) on 6p21.3 and in families without linkage.

Category:

Parental effect

Record:

73

Last Modified 2/2/2006

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