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Highly conserved non-coding elements on either side of SOX9 associated with Pierre Robin sequence

Sabina Benko, Judy A Fantes, Jeanne Amiel, Dirk-Jan Kleinjan, Sophie Thomas, Jacqueline Ramsay, Negar Jamshidi, Abdelkader Essafi, Simon Heaney, Christopher T Gordon, David McBride, Christelle Golzio, Malcolm Fisher, Paul Perry, Veronique Abadie, Carmen Ayuso, Muriel Holder-Espinasse, Nicky Kilpatrick, Melissa M Lees, Arnaud Picard Show all

Nature Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2009

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Funding Acknowledgements

We are grateful to the affected individuals and their families who participated in this study, to the Associations Francaises du Syndrome de Robin, to the Centres de References Anomalies Cranio-Faciales Rares (AP-HP, Necker and Trousseau hospitals), and to C. Ozilou, G. Staub and G. Guedu-Molina for assistance. We thank T. Attie-Bitach, G. Couly and L. Legeai-Mallet (Necker) and V. van Heyningen and R. Hill (MRC HGU) for useful discussion. This study was underwritten by grants from the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ERARE grant CraniRare), EUROCRAN FP5, the Fondation pour la Recherche Medicale (FRM), the MRC (UK) and the National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia). S. T. was supported in part by grant NS039818 from the US National Institutes of Health and S. B. by the FRM.