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Dup15q Alliance Scientific Meeting 2012

Dup15q 2012

Chromosome 15 duplications common in autism

by  /  30 August 2012
About 1 in 500 children referred to genetic testing for undefined developmental delay, intellectual disability, or autism have duplications of the 15q11-13 chromosomal region, according to a new analysis. That makes the region the second most common large genetic alteration linked to autism.
Dup15q 2012

Researchers eye pigs for modeling autism-related disorder

by  /  13 August 2012
Researchers plan to develop pig models of Prader-Willi syndrome, an inherited disorder caused by the deletion of an autism-linked region of chromosome 15.
Dup15q 2012

Researchers home in on dosage effects of 15q11-13 region

by  /  13 August 2012
Researchers are beginning to tease apart how dosage of genes within the 15q11-13 chromosomal region contributes to autism symptoms.