Affiliation: University of St Andrews
- X-linked ichthyosis (steroid sulfatase deficiency) is associated with increased risk of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism and social communication deficitsL Kent
Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, St Andrews KY169TS, UK
J Med Genet 45:519-24. 2008..Animal work suggests the STS gene may be involved in attentional processes. We have therefore undertaken a systematic study of autism and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in boys with XLI...
- An investigation of mitochondrial haplogroups in autismLindsey Kent
Developmental Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:987-9. 2008..The mtDNA haplogroup was determined in 162 autism probands, and compared to two sets of population controls. Results show no compelling evidence of an association of any mitochondrial haplogroup in autism...
- Beckwith Weidemann syndrome: a behavioral phenotype-genotype studyLindsey Kent
Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, St Andrews, Scotland, UK
Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet 147:1295-7. 2008..These findings suggest a potential role for the 11p15.5 imprinted gene cluster in ASD and indicate a need for further investigations of neurobehavioral phenotypes in BWS...