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Identification of candidate genes for dyslexia susceptibility on chromosome 18.

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BACKGROUND: Six independent studies have identified linkage to chromosome 18 for developmental dyslexia or general reading ability. Until now, no candidate genes have been identified to explain this linkage. Here, we set out to identify the gene(s) conferring susceptibility by a two stage strategy of linkage and association analysis. METHODOLOGY/PRINCIPAL FINDINGS: Linkage analysis: 264 UK families and 155 US families each containing at least one child diagnosed with dyslexia were genotyped ...

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10.1371/journal.pone.0013712

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University of Oxford
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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, WTC Human Genetics
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PloS one Journal website
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5
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10
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Article: e13712
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2010-01-01
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1932-6203
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1932-6203
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uuid:f7504494-4407-4be2-bf3e-25b5bea7a856
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93206
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pubs:93206

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