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In Print: Last Week's Clinical Sequencing Papers of Note: Feb 22, 2012

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Evaluating pathogenicity of rare variants from dilated cardiomyopathy in the exome era.
Norton N, Robertson PD, Rieder MJ, Zuchner S, et al.
Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Exome analysis of a family with pleiotropic congenital heart disease.
Arrington CB, Bleyl SB, Matsunami N, Bonnell GD, et al.
Circ Cardiovasc Genet. 2012 Feb 15. [Epub ahead of print]


Deep-sequencing analysis reveals that the miR-199a2/214 cluster within DNM3os represents the vast majority of aberrantly expressed microRNAs in Sézary syndrome.
Qin Y, Buermans HP, van Kester MS, van der Fits L, et al.
J Invest Dermatol. 2012 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print]


A variant of unknown significance in the GLA gene causing diagnostic uncertainty in a young female with isolated hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
Al-Thihli K, Ebrahim H, Hughes DA, Patel M, et al.
Gene. 2012 Jan 31. [Epub ahead of print]


Truncations of titin causing dilated cardiomyopathy.
Herman DS, Lam L, Taylor MR, Wang L, et al.
N Engl J Med. 2012 Feb 16;366(7):619-28.


Full-genome dissection of an epidemic of severe invasive disease caused by a hypervirulent, recently emerged clone of group A Streptococcus.
Fittipaldi N, Beres SB, Olsen RJ, Kapur V, et al.
Am J Pathol. 2012 Feb 10. [Epub ahead of print]

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