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Imprinting and Anticipation: Are They Relevant to Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia?

  • Philip Asherson (a1), Cathy Walsh (a2), Julie Williams (a1), Mathew Sargeant (a3), Celia Taylor (a2), Alison Clements (a2), Michael Gill (a2), Michael Owen (a1) and Peter McGuffin (a1)...
Abstract

Among 29 multiply affected pedigrees, age of onset among parents and offspring was examined for evidence of both anticipation and genomic imprinting. The results do not suggest that either mechanism is operating in schizophrenia, but only very large effects can be confidently excluded.

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Imprinting and Anticipation: Are They Relevant to Genetic Studies of Schizophrenia?

  • Philip Asherson (a1), Cathy Walsh (a2), Julie Williams (a1), Mathew Sargeant (a3), Celia Taylor (a2), Alison Clements (a2), Michael Gill (a2), Michael Owen (a1) and Peter McGuffin (a1)...
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