Researchers at UC Davis have developed a new test that will measure the protein deficit responsible for fragile X syndrome – the single-most common cause of intellectual impairment and the most-commonly inherited cause of autism.Â The test, described in a study appearing online in the July 2009 issue of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics, is the first to measure an individual’s level of the fragile X mental retardation 1 (FMR1) protein.
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July 21st, 2016
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