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Functional characterisation of dyslexia-susceptibility candidate genes KIAA0319 and KIAA0319L

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The capacity for language is one of the key features underlying human cognition and evolution. However, little is known about the neurobiological mechanisms underlying normal or impaired linguistic ability. Developmental dyslexia refers to a specific impairment in reading performance and it is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disabilities in school-aged children. It has a well-established genetic component and KIAA0319 is one of the prime susceptibility candidate genes as...

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DPhil
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University of Oxford
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2018-02-06

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