Xiuqing Ji

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This paper examines the cause of the turn-of-the-year effect. In the United States, January returns are not different from non-January returns in the pre-1917 period; after personal income taxes become effective in 1917, returns in January have been distinctly higher than those in other months. Furthermore, the turn-of-the-year effect does not exist in Hong(More)
The aim of the present study was to investigate the genetic etiology of patients with nonsyndromic hearing impairment through gene analysis, and provide accurate genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis for deaf patients and families with deaf children. Previous molecular etiological studies have demonstrated that the most common molecular changes in(More)
Ring chromosomes are one category of structurally abnormal chromosomes that can lead to severe growth retardation and other clinical defects. Traditionally, their diagnosis and characterization has largely relied on conventional cytogenetics and fluorescence in situ hybridization, array-based comparative genomic hybridization and single nucleotide(More)
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