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Journal of Human Genetics | NATURE PUBLISHING GROUP | Published : 2010
Awarded by National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute
We thank Tamotsu Fujimoto, MD (Pediatrics, Oita Children's Hospital), Joan Pancheri RN, Ellen McGrath RN, Jennifer Foley RN and Jon Goulding, PhD, for DNA collection and DeeAnna Scherrer and Clay Archer for laboratory assistance. We also thank Suzanne Cheng, PhD (Roche Molecular Systems), for helpful discussion. This work was supported in part by grants from the National Institutes of Health and the National Heart, Lung, Blood Institute (HL074864 and HL69413) awarded to JCB.