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The role of imprinted genes in humans

Gudrun E Moore1* and Rebecca Oakey2

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1 Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK

2 Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Kings College London, 8th Floor Tower Wing, London SE1 9RT, UK

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Genome Biology 2011, 12:106  doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-3-106

Published: 21 March 2011


Detailed comprehensive molecular analysis using families and multiple matched tissues is essential to determine whether imprinted genes have a functional role in humans.

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