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A case report of Chinese brothers with inherited MECP2-containing duplication: autism and intellectual disability, but not seizures or respiratory infections

  • Xiu Xu1Email author,
  • Qiong Xu1,
  • Ying Zhang1,
  • Xiaodi Zhang2, 3,
  • Tianlin Cheng2, 3,
  • Bingbing Wu1,
  • Yanhua Ding1,
  • Ping Lu1,
  • Jingjing Zheng2, 3,
  • Min Zhang2,
  • Zilong Qiu2 and
  • Xiang Yu2Email author
BMC Medical Genetics201213:75

Received: 20 June 2012

Accepted: 15 August 2012

Published: 21 August 2012

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Original Submission
20 Jun 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
Resubmission - Version 2
Submitted Manuscript version 2
Resubmission - Version 3
Submitted Manuscript version 3
9 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luigi Boccuto
10 Jul 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Fiorella Gurrieri
6 Aug 2012 Author responded Author comments - Xiang Yu
Resubmission - Version 4
6 Aug 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 4
8 Aug 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Luigi Boccuto
Resubmission - Version 5
Submitted Manuscript version 5
15 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
21 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-2350-13-75

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Child Healthcare, Children’s Hospital of Fudan University
Institute of Neuroscience and State Key Laboratory of Neuroscience, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences
Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of Sciences