Epigenetic Characterization of the FMR1 Gene and Aberrant Neurodevelopment in Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Models of Fragile X Syndrome
Dr Steven Sheridan, Harvard Medical School, speaking at Stem Cells 2012 Date Posted: Monday, March 04, 2013
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