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Filling in the gaps in cranial suture biology

Nature Genetics volume 45, pages 231232 (2013) | Download Citation

Two new loci for premature fusion of the cranial sutures in humans suggest a common endpoint in osteoblast regulation, linking upregulation of phosphorylated ERK1/2 and TWIST1 haploinsufficiency.

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  1. David R. FitzPatrick is in the Medical & Developmental Genetics Section, Medical Research Council (MRC) Human Genetics Unit, MRC Institute of Genetic and Molecular Medicine (IGMM), University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.

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