Studies in a consanguineous family reveal a novel locus for stuttering on chromosome 16q
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We thank Ms. Bushra Raza for assistance with stuttering diagnosis, and A. Schaffer, T. Friedman, and R. Morell for helpful comments on the manuscript. We particularly thank the family members who participated in this research study. This work was supported by the Higher Education Commission and the Ministry of Science and Technology, Islamabad, Pakistan and by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders/National Institutes of Health Intramural Grant # Z01-000046-11.
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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.