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Figure 1 | BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders

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From: Molecular characterization and copy number of SMN1, SMN2 and NAIP in Chinese patients with spinal muscular atrophy and unrelated healthy controls

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Schematic representation of SMA-related genes in MLPA assays. Gray, RAD17, SERF1B and GTF2H2, near the disease-determining gene. Arrows, relative position and 5ā€²-to-3ā€² direction of SMA-related genes. Blank boxes, exons (E). Important MLPA probes are above related genes. *, probes complementary to common regions in exons 1, 4, 6, 8 of either SMN1 or SMN2; #, probes specific for SMN or NAIP genes.

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