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Breakpoint Associated with a novel 2.3 Mb deletion in the VCFS region of 22q11 and the role of Alu (SINE) in recurring microdeletions

Raihan K Uddin1, Yang Zhang1, Victoria Mok Siu2, Yao-Shan Fan2, Richard L O'Reilly3, Jay Rao3 and Shiva M Singh12*

  • * Corresponding author: Shiva M Singh ssingh@uwo.ca

  • † Equal contributors

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Biology, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada

2 Division of Medical Genetics, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada

3 Department of Psychiatry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, N6A 5B7, Canada

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BMC Medical Genetics 2006, 7:18  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-7-18

Published: 2 March 2006

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Supplementary table 1. List of primers used for the molecular characterization of the 22q11 deletion.

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Additional Figure 1. Short description: A comparative analysis of the SSBRs, LCRs and approximate PDR positions on 22qTDR using the Integrated Genome Browser (IGB).

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