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Global variation in copy number in the human genome
A first-generation CNV map of the human genome is constructed through the study of 270 individuals from four populations with ancestry in Europe, Africa or Asia, underscoring the importance of CNV in genetic diversity and evolution and the utility of this resource for genetic disease studies. Expand
Detection of large-scale variation in the human genome
We identified 255 loci across the human genome that contain genomic imbalances among unrelated individuals. Twenty-four variants are present in > 10% of the individuals that we examined. Half ofExpand
Origins and functional impact of copy number variation in the human genome
It is concluded that the heritability void left by genome-wide association studies will not be accounted for by common CNVs, and 30 loci with CNVs that are candidates for influencing disease susceptibility are identified. Expand
The Diploid Genome Sequence of an Individual Human
A modified version of the Celera assembler is developed to facilitate the identification and comparison of alternate alleles within this individual diploid genome, and a novel haplotype assembly strategy is used, able to span 1.5 Gb of genome sequence in segments >200 kb, providing further precision to the diploids nature of the genome. Expand
Consensus statement: chromosomal microarray is a first-tier clinical diagnostic test for individuals with developmental disabilities or congenital anomalies.
Chromosomal microarray (CMA) is increasingly utilized for genetic testing of individuals with unexplained developmental delay/intellectual disability (DD/ID), autism spectrum disorders (ASD), orExpand
Structural variation of chromosomes in autism spectrum disorder.
The results further implicate the SHANK3-NLGN4-NRXN1 postsynaptic density genes and also identify novel loci at DPP6-DPP10-PCDH9 (synapse complex), ANKRD11, DPYD, PTCHD1, 15q24, among others, for a role in ASD susceptibility. Expand
Functional impact of global rare copy number variation in autism spectrum disorders
The genome-wide characteristics of rare (<1% frequency) copy number variation in ASD are analysed using dense genotyping arrays to reveal many new genetic and functional targets in ASD that may lead to final connected pathways. Expand
Relative Impact of Nucleotide and Copy Number Variation on Gene Expression Phenotypes
To determine the overall contribution of CNVs to complex phenotypes, association analyses of expression levels with SNPs and CNVs in individuals who are part of the International HapMap project show little overlap between the two types of variation. Expand
The Database of Genomic Variants: a curated collection of structural variation in the human genome
The core visualization tool (gbrowse) has been upgraded with additional functions to facilitate data analysis and comparison, and a new query tool has been developed to provide flexible and interactive access to the data. Expand
Synaptic, transcriptional, and chromatin genes disrupted in autism
Using exome sequencing, it is shown that analysis of rare coding variation in 3,871 autism cases and 9,937 ancestry-matched or parental controls implicates 22 autosomal genes at a false discovery rate of < 0.05, plus a set of 107 genes strongly enriched for those likely to affect risk (FDR < 0.30). Expand