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A point mutation in the thiopurine S-methyltransferase gene that led to exon 5 deletion in the transcribed mRNA

Chun Kiat Lee, Hong Kai Lee, Pei Tee Huan, Lily-Lily Chiu, Tze Ping Loh and Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay

Corresponding author: Evelyn Siew-Chuan Koay, Molecular Diagnosis Centre, Department of Laboratory Medicine, National University Hospital, Singapore, Phone: +65 67724564, Fax: +65 67724407, E-mail:

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organization(s) played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.


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Received: 2015-11-25
Accepted: 2016-2-15
Published Online: 2016-3-12
Published in Print: 2016-10-1

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