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Identical genetic locus for Baltic and Mediterranean myoclonus.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Lancet (London, England)
Publication Date
Volume
339
Issue
8801
Pages
1080–1081
Identifiers
PMID: 1349105
Source
Medline
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Abstract

Genetic linkage analysis shows that Baltic and Mediterranean myoclonus, two forms of progressive myoclonus epilepsy, are closely linked to marker D21S113 on the long arm of chromosome 21. Baltic and Mediterranean myoclonus are most probably due to mutations of the same gene.

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