neurogenetics

, Volume 19, Issue 2, pp 131–132 | Cite as

Phenotypic manifestations of the m.8969G>A variant

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Author contributions

JF: design, literature search, discussion, first draft, SZ-M: literature search, discussion, critical comments.

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The authors declare that they have no conflicts of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Krankenanstalt RudolfstiftungViennaAustria
  2. 2.Pasteur Institute of TunisUniversity of Tunis El Manar and Genomics PlatformTunisTunisia

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