Dyslexia gene may have been pinpointed

日期:2019-03-02 05:15:03 作者:枚婴涪 阅读:

DYSLEXIA has long been thought to have a genetic component. Now researchers may have pinpointed a specific dyslexia gene. Jeffrey Gruen at Yale University and his colleagues genotyped 536 individuals from 153 nuclear families who had dyslexia. They scoured a region of chromosome 6 that was already associated with dyslexia and found a deletion in a gene called DCDC2,