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RYR2, PTDSS1 and AREG genes are implicated in a Lebanese population-based study of copy number variation in autism. Silva Kourtian, Jihane Soueid, Nadine Makhoul, Simona Ghanem, Sariah Haddad, Joelle Makoukji, and Rose-Mary Boustany (Scientific Reports: 2015, in press)