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Reply to Pubpeer anonymous contributors: incomplete penetrance and phenotypic variability of 6q16 deletions including SIM1

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The fetopathological study of Patient no. 1 was previously reported [1]. Genotype and phenotype data can be found in the DatabasE of genomiC varIation and Phenotype in Humans using Ensembl Resources (DECIPHER ID: 292285; https://decipher.sanger.ac.uk/patient/292285). All data analysed for this correspondence are included in the Supplementary Information files.

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There was no specific funding. FG and LEK are both associate-professor of Université Paris Cité and consultant at Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris (AP-HP). ADD is professor of Université Sorbonne Paris Nord and consultant at AP-HP.

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FG performed the additional staining and immunohistochemistry for the neuropathological examination. FG and ADD conceived the Supplementary Figures. LEK, FG and ADD wrote the correspondence. ADD coordinated the work. All authors have approved the final correspondence.

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Correspondence to Andrée Delahaye-Duriez.

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El Khattabi, L., Guimiot, F. & Delahaye-Duriez, A. Reply to Pubpeer anonymous contributors: incomplete penetrance and phenotypic variability of 6q16 deletions including SIM1. Eur J Hum Genet (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41431-022-01110-0

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