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Open Peer Review Reports for: Recurrent 8q13.2-13.3 microdeletions associated with Branchio-oto-renal syndrome are mediated by human endogenous retroviral (HERV) sequence blocks

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Original Submission
3 Sep 2013 Submitted Original manuscript
9 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - CĂ©lia Giacheti
12 May 2014 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Seema Lalani
17 Jun 2014 Author responded Author comments - Xiaoli Chen
Resubmission - Version 2
17 Jun 2014 Submitted Manuscript version 2
18 Jul 2014 Editorially accepted
19 Aug 2014 Article published 10.1186/s12881-014-0090-9

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