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Molecular characterisation of the 22q13 deletion syndrome supports the role of haploinsufficiency of SHANK3/PROSAP2 in the major neurological symptoms
Methods: The 22q13 deletion syndrome (MIM 606232) is characterised by moderate to profound mental retardation, delay/absence of expressive speech, hypotonia, normal to accelerated growth, and mildExpand
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22q13 deletion syndrome.
We have recently collected clinical information on 37 individuals with deletion of 22q13 and compared the features of these individuals with 24 previously reported cases. The features most frequentlyExpand
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Abstract— The recently published phylogeny of Braconidae by Quicke and van Achterberg is reassessed. Character‐state definitions and character polarities are evaluated, and more rigorous methods areExpand
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Evolution of the parasitic wasp subfamily Rogadinae (Braconidae): phylogeny and evolution of lepidopteran host ranges and mummy characteristics
BackgroundThe braconid subfamily Rogadinae is a large, cosmopolitan group of endoparasitoid wasps characterised by 'mummifying' their lepidopteran host larvae, from which the adult subsequentlyExpand
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Patterns of larval parasitism among species in the macrolepidopteran assem- blages on two riparian tree species, Acer negundo L. (box elder) and Salix nigra (Marsh) (black willow) were examined.Expand
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New, native species of Peristenus (Hymenoptera : Braconidae) parasitizing Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera : Miridae) in Idaho : Biology, importance, and description
Lygus hesperus Knight and L. lineolaris (Palisot) are important pests of numerous fruit, vegetable, fiber, tree, and seed crops in North America. We discovered Peristenus howardi n. sp., described inExpand
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Survey of lameness in British dairy cattle
During 1977 a survey was undertaken by practising veterinary surgeons of the incidence of different lesions causing lameness in dairy cattle. Forty-eight veterinary practices participated and theyExpand
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Phylogeny and biogeography of the parasitoid wasp family Megalyridae (Hymenoptera).
A phylogenetic analysis of the eight extant and three extinct fossil genera of Megalyridae was conducted based on twenty external morphological characters. A minimum length cladogram for the eightExpand
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Past and present diversity and distribution in the parasitic wasp family Megalyridae (Hymenoptera)
The phylogenetic relationships of extant and extinct Megalyridae are analysed at the genus level. The dataset comprises seven outgroup taxa, all eight extant genera and a number of extinct taxa thatExpand
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Carminator, a new genus of Megalyridae (Hymenoptera) from the Oriental and Australian regions, with a commentary on the definition of the family
The taxonomic history of the family Megalyridae is reviewed. Carminator gen.n. from the Oriental and Australian regions is described and illustrated. Four new species are included in the genus:Expand
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