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CNTNAP2 variants affect early language development in the general population.

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Early language development is known to be under genetic influence, but the genes affecting normal variation in the general population remain largely elusive. Recent studies of disorder reported that variants of the CNTNAP2 gene are associated both with language deficits in specific language impairment (SLI) and with language delays in autism. We tested the hypothesis that these CNTNAP2 variants affect communicative behavior, measured at 2 years of age in a large epidemiological sample, the We...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Experimental Psychology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Human Genetics Wt Centre
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Wellcome Trust
Funding agency for:
Bishop, D
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Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative
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Name:
Women's and Infants Research Foundation
Publisher:
Wiley
Journal:
Genes, brain, and behavior More from this journal
Volume:
10
Issue:
4
Pages:
451-456
Publication date:
2011-06-01
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EISSN:
1601-183X
ISSN:
1601-1848
Language:
English
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uuid:1d2aeb0c-42fe-4b9b-9d9c-36bb52491a49
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118054
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2013-05-20

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