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Adult siblings with homozygous G6PC3 mutations expand our understanding of the severe congenital neutropenia type 4 (SCN4) phenotype

  • Bridget A Fernandez1, 2, 3,
  • Jane S Green1,
  • Ford Bursey2, 3,
  • Brendan Barrett2, 3,
  • Andrée MacMillan3,
  • Sarah McColl3,
  • Sara Fernandez3,
  • Proton Rahman2, 3,
  • Krista Mahoney1,
  • Sergio L Pereira4,
  • Stephen W Scherer4,
  • Kym M Boycott5,
  • Michael O Woods1Email author and
  • FORGE Canada Consortium
BMC Medical Genetics201213:111

Received: 3 July 2012

Accepted: 7 November 2012

Published: 21 November 2012

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Original Submission
3 Jul 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
3 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Siddharth Banka
17 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Manuela Germeshausen
24 Oct 2012 Author responded Author comments - Michael Woods
Resubmission - Version 2
24 Oct 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
7 Nov 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Nov 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2350-13-111

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Authors’ Affiliations

Discipline of Genetics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, Health Sciences Centre
Discipline of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador
Eastern Health
The Centre for Applied Genomics and Program in Genetics and Genome Biology, The Hospital for Sick Children
Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, University of Ottawa