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Mutation linked with the absence of fingerprints

Scientists have identified a mutation that might underlie an extremely rare condition, called "adermatoglyphia," which causes people to be born without any fingerprints. The research, published by Cell Press online August ...

Aug 04, 2011
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Scientists discover new blood pressure genes

(Medical Xpress) -- New genes affecting high blood pressure, a condition that causes more than 7 million deaths worldwide each year, have been uncovered by scientists at Queen Mary, University of London.

Nov 18, 2011
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Gene discovered for Weaver syndrome

Scientists have found a gene that causes Weaver syndrome, a rare genetic disorder that typically causes large size at birth, tall stature, developmental delay during childhood, and intellectual disability. Published today ...

Dec 15, 2011
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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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