Targeted resequencing in epileptic encephalopathies identifies de novo mutations in CHD2 and SYNGAP1

Original research article by G. Carvil et al. (2013).

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The researchers used genetic sequence analysis to study a group of 65 genes known to cause epilepsy. They found that changes in the CHD2 gene were related to health and behavior differences like autism spectrum disorder and epilepsy.