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"Clinical exome sequencing in neurology practice" by Naomichi Matsumoto, Professor of Graduate School of Medicine, is published in Nature Reviews Neurology

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Nature Reviews Neurology "News and Views", published in the December issue (volume 10, issue 12)

Genetics: Clinical exome sequencing in neurology practice
Satoko Miyatake & Naomichi Matsumoto
Published online: 04 November 2014 | doi:10.1038/nrneurol.2014.213
Clinical exome sequencing (CES) is becoming a standard tool for molecular diagnosis of genetic disorders, with a diagnostic yield of approximately 25%. New studies demonstrate the favourable diagnostic yield of CES for both early-onset and adult-onset neurogenetic disorders. These studies demonstrate the strengths, limitations and potential of CES in neurology practice.

Naomichi Matsumoto
Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Medicine,
Yokohama City University
Tel: 81-45-787-2606
e-mail: naomat@yokohama-cu.ac.jp
URL: http://www-user.yokohama-cu.ac.jp/~hygiene/

 

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