The return of CLCN2

The role of CLCN2 mutations in IGE remains questionable. This paper by Saint-Martin et al. describes two novel CLCN2 variants in Idiopathic Generalised Epilepsy and show that the variation has functional effects on channel function.


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Ingo Helbig

Child Neurology Fellow and epilepsy genetics researcher at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), USA and Department of Neuropediatrics, Kiel, Germany

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