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DNA markers in low-IQ autism suggest heredity

Researchers are striving to understand the different genetic structures that underlie at least a subset of autism spectrum disorders. In cases where the genetic code is in error, did that happen anew in the patient, perhaps ...

Jul 03, 2013
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Basque roots revealed through DNA analysis

The Genographic Project announced today the most comprehensive analysis to date of Basque genetic patterns, showing that Basque genetic uniqueness predates the arrival of agriculture in the Iberian Peninsula some 7,000 years ...

Mar 06, 2012
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Is short stature associated with a 'shortage' of genes?

New research sifts through the entire genome of thousands of human subjects to look for genetic variation associated with height. The results of the study, published by Cell Press in the December issue of the American Jo ...

Nov 23, 2011
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Researchers identify new rare neuromuscular disease

An international team of researchers has identified a new inherited neuromuscular disorder. The rare condition is the result of a genetic mutation that interferes with the communication between nerves and ...

Sep 04, 2014
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American Journal of Human Genetics

The American Journal of Human Genetics is a leading journal in the field of human genetics. Since its inception in 1948 by the American Society of Human Genetics, the Journal has provided a record of research and review relating to heredity in humans and to the application of genetic principles in medicine and public policy, as well as in related areas of molecular and cell biology. Topics explored by The American Journal of Human Genetics include:

The American Journal of Human Genetics is conventionally abbreviated as Amer J Hum Genet, and is sometimes referred to as the AJHG.

Frequency: monthly; two volumes/year; six issues/volume. Volume 84 began in January 2009. ISSN: 0002-9297. 250 pages/issue.

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