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Gene linked to physical and intellectual disabilities identified

10:25 EDT 15 Aug 2019 | Science Daily

Modern science and data sharing converged to underpin a study that identified a gene associated with a rare condition that results in physical and intellectual disabilities of children. The results suggest that rare variants in the gene DDX6 are associated with a significant disruption in the development of the central nervous system, governing such basic skills as the ability to walk and talk.

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