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also eth  th)
1. The letter ð, used in Old English and Old Saxon manuscripts to represent both the voiceless sound (th) of Modern English thin and the voiced sound (th) of Modern English this, and in modern Icelandic orthography to represent the voiced sound (th).
2. The symbol (ð) in the International Phonetic Alphabet representing the voiced interdental fricative, as in the or either.



(ɛð) or


(Letters of the Alphabet (Foreign)) a character of the runic alphabet (ð) used to represent the voiced dental fricative as in then, mother, bathe. It is used in modern phonetic transcription for the same purpose. Compare theta2, thorn5


or edh


a letter in the form of a crossed d, written đ or ð, used in Old English writing to represent both voiced and unvoiced th and in modern Icelandic and in phonetic alphabets to represent voiced th.


an ending of the third person singular present indicative of verbs, now occurring only in archaic forms or used in solemn or poetic language: hopeth; sitteth.
[Old English -eth, -ath, -oth, -th; akin to Latin -t]


var. of -th 2, the ordinal suffix, used when the cardinal number ends in -y: twentieth; thirtieth.


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IVS1+1G>A mutation in the GJB2 gene is prevalent and large deletions involving the GJB6 gene are not present in the Turkish population.
GJB2 and GJB6 gene mutations found in Indian probands with congenital hearing impairment.
For this study, the researchers targeted the most common form of congenital deafness in children, which is caused by the genetic mutation of GJB2 and GJB6.
No mutations in connexin genes GJB2, GJB6 or GJA1 among Cameroonians and Xhosa South Africans
6] Could other potential candidate genes, GJB6 (connexin 30) and GJA1 (connexin 43), lead to non-syndromic deafness in Africans?
EMQN,(38) 2012 Disease-specific schemes: Y-chromosome microdeletions, BRCA1 and BRCA2, CAH, CMT, Familial Adenomatous Polyposis Colon Cancer, GJB2 and GJB6, HNPCC, monogenic diabetes, Marfan syndrome, porphyria, hereditary recurrent fevers, myotonic dystrophy, Duchenne muscular dystrophy, fragile X syndrome, Friedreich ataxia, Huntington disease, hemochromatosis, multiple endocrine neoplasia type 2A, PKU, Prader-Willi/Angelman syndromes, retinoblastoma, short stature homeobox gene testing, spinocerebellar ataxia, spinal muscular atrophy, Von Hippel Lindau disease, Wilson disease.
GJB6, encoding gap junction protein 6 (con- nexin-30), is the only gene currently known to be associated with hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia 13,14.
En los estudios previos ya se habia secuenciado el gen GJB2 y se habian tamizado las dos deleciones reportadas en el gen GJB6.
El gen oToF es el tercero mas frecuentemente asociado a la etiologia de las sorderas no sindromicas, despues de GJB2 y GJB6 y, por lo tanto, su estudio toma una especial relevancia.
O loco DFNB1 contem dois genes associados com a DA, o gene GJB2 codificando a conexina 26 (OMIM 12011) e o GJB6 codificando a conexina 30 (OMIM 604418).
Prevalende of GJB2 (connexin-26) and GJB6 (connexin-30) mutations in a cohort of 300 brazilian hearing-impaired individuals: implications for diagnosis and genetic counseling.