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A whole-genome scan and fine-mapping linkage study of auditory-visual synesthesia reveals evidence of linkage to chromosomes 2q24, 5q33, 6p12, and 12p12.

Abstract:

Synesthesia, a neurological condition affecting between 0.05%-1% of the population, is characterized by anomalous sensory perception and associated alterations in cognitive function due to interference from synesthetic percepts. A stimulus in one sensory modality triggers an automatic, consistent response in either another modality or a different aspect of the same modality. Familiality studies show evidence of a strong genetic predisposition; whereas initial pedigree analyses supported a sin...

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10.1016/j.ajhg.2009.01.012

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Brocklebank, D More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Oncology
Maestrini, E More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of human genetics
Volume:
84
Issue:
2
Pages:
279-285
Publication date:
2009-02-05
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EISSN:
1537-6605
ISSN:
0002-9297
URN:
uuid:ce661d06-c1c6-4d0d-9998-f0910ad6d935
Source identifiers:
34597
Local pid:
pubs:34597

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