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Association of the KIAA0319 dyslexia susceptibility gene with reading skills in the general population.

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OBJECTIVE: The authors previously identified a haplotype on chromosome 6p22 defined by three single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) that was associated with dyslexia (reading disability) in two independent samples of families that included at least one sibling with severe reading impairment. The authors also showed that this haplotype is associated with a reduction in expression of the KIAA0319 gene. In addition, a completely independent study detected an association between KIAA0319 markers ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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Journal:
The American journal of psychiatry
Volume:
165
Issue:
12
Pages:
1576-1584
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1535-7228
ISSN:
0002-953X
URN:
uuid:4352a1a6-d898-4f43-985f-5ca4b4385366
Source identifiers:
34408
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pubs:34408

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