The role of imprinted genes in humans
1 Institute of Child Health, University College London, 30 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1EH, UK
2 Department of Medical and Molecular Genetics, Kings College London, 8th Floor Tower Wing, London SE1 9RT, UK
Genome Biology 2011, 12:106 doi:10.1186/gb-2011-12-3-106Published: 21 March 2011
Detailed comprehensive molecular analysis using families and multiple matched tissues is essential to determine whether imprinted genes have a functional role in humans.