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NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Severe Childhood Epilepsy Gene Mutations

Caption: Researchers from the Epi4K project used advanced genetic techniques to search for mutations that are likely to be involved with severe childhood epilespies. This "heat map" helps describe some of their results. See paper for a detailed explanation.

Credit: Courtesy of Epi4K-EPGP Investigators.

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