Submicroscopic deletions at 13q32.1 cause congenital microcoria

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Submicroscopic deletions at 13q32.1 cause congenital microcoria

Am J Hum Genet. 2015 Apr 2

Authors

Fares-Taie L, Gerber S, Tawara A, Ramirez-Miranda A, Douet JY, Verdin H, Guilloux A, Zenteno JC, Kondo H, Moisset H, Passet B, Yamamoto K,Iwai M, Tanaka T, Nakamura Y, Kimura W, Bole-Feysot C, Vilotte M7, Odent S, Vilotte JL, Munnich A, Regnier A, Chassaing N, De Baere E,Raymond-Letron I, Kaplan J, Calvas P, Roche O, Rozet JM.

Abstract

Congenital microcoria (MCOR) is a rare autosomal-dominant disorder characterized by inability of the iris to dilate owing to absence of dilator pupillae muscle. So far, a dozen MCOR-affected families have been reported worldwide. By using whole-genome oligonucleotide array CGH, we have identified deletions…read more!

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