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“SCA16” is really SCA15
  1. R J M Gardner
  1. Dr R J M Gardner, Genetic Health Services Victoria, Parkville, Melbourne, VIC, 3052, Australia; mac.gardner{at}

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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 …

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