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Do Individuals with Deletions in the SFPQ Gene will get Down Syndrome and later develop a Frontotemporal Disorder with NFT?
Usually children with Down syndrome have trisomy 21: They inherited an extra copy of chromosome 21 leading to 3 copies (one from Mom, one from Dad, plus one extra). In this article I suggest that there might be children with Down syndrome which don't have trisomy 21 but deletions in the gene SFPQ which is located on chromosome 1. In addition I provide some evidence that these individuals could develop a frontotemporal disorder with NFT in late adulthood. 1. Introduction... Read more
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