Imprinting and anticipation. Are they relevant to genetic studies of schizophrenia?

Asherson, Philip; Walsh, Cathy; Williams, Julie; Sargeant, Mathew; Taylor, Celia; Clements, Alison; Gill, Michael; Owen, Michael; McGuffin, Peter; Asherson, P; Walsh, C; Williams, J; Sargeant, M; Taylor, C; Clements, A; Gill, M; Owen, M; McGuffin, P
May 1994
British Journal of Psychiatry;May94, Vol. 164, p619
Academic Journal
journal article
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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