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Neurology Research International
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 917565, 4 pages
The Role of Seizure-Related SEZ6 as a Susceptibility Gene in Febrile Seizures
1Department of Genetic Medicine, Directorate of Genetics and Molecular Pathology, SA Pathology at Women's and Children's Hospital, Adelaide, SA 5006, Australia
2School of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, Discipline of Genetics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
3School of Pediatrics and Reproductive Health, Discipline of Pediatrics, The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
4School of Pharmacy and Medical Sciences, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
5Epilepsy Research Centre, University of Melbourne (Austin Health), West Heidelberg, VIC 3081, Australia
6Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, VIC 3010, Australia
7Epilepsy Research Program, University of South Australia, City East Campus, C5-45, Adelaide, SA 5000, Australia
Received 31 January 2011; Revised 29 April 2011; Accepted 19 May 2011
Academic Editor: Vincenzo Di Lazzaro
Copyright © 2011 John C. Mulley et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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