The use of telomere probes to investigate submicroscopic rearrangements associated with mental retardation.


Idiopathic mental retardation is a common condition the origins of which are poorly understood. Following initial reports that small chromosomal rearrangements affecting telomeres could be an important aetiological contributor, several new methods for screening patients have been developed. Over the past few years, 22 studies have reported results from 2585… (More)


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