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Localisation of a gene implicated in a severe speech and language disorder.

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Between 2 and 5% of children who are otherwise unimpaired have significant difficulties in acquiring expressive and/or receptive language, despite adequate intelligence and opportunity. While twin studies indicate a significant role for genetic factors in developmental disorders of speech and language, the majority of families segregating such disorders show complex patterns of inheritance, and are thus not amenable for conventional linkage analysis. A rare exception is the KE family, a large...

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10.1038/ng0298-168

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Vargha-Khadem, F More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, RDM, Cardiovascular Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
Pembrey, ME More by this author
Journal:
Nature genetics
Volume:
18
Issue:
2
Pages:
168-170
Publication date:
1998-02-05
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EISSN:
1546-1718
ISSN:
1061-4036
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uuid:8b0ef5fe-b2de-4daf-8bae-91ef0ac12b6c
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25077
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pubs:25077

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