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Heterozygous deletion of ITPR1, but not SUMF1, in spinocerebellar ataxia type 16
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    "SCA16" is really SCA15
    Dear Editor

    I was most interested to read the paper of Iwaki et al. on ‘SCA16’, in a large ataxia kindred with a deletion of the ITPR1 gene 1.

    SCA15 has been a close interest of our group, going from the study of the original family that defined the condition, to the recent discovery of the ITPR1 gene as its basis2 3 4 5.

    It is interesting and useful information from Iwaki et al. that the...

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