What is the FMR1 gene?

The FMR1 gene encodes FMRP - fragile X mental retardation protein. FMRP is involved in cognitive development, the development of mental abilities related to knowledge, attention, memory, judgment and reasoning. It also influences reproductive functions in women.

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How do I receive my results?

You can choose to receive your results report by mail, email or both. The test includes one copy of the results by mail and one copy by email at no charge. The results report is issued immediately once the testing is completed.

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Are my results confidential?

Yes, your results are 100% confidential. No one will be able to access your account or your results unless you give them your confidential account login. You can change the password to your account at any time. Please remember to safeguard your login information and not share it with anyone.

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How long do I have to send the samples back?

The DNA testing kit does not have an expiry date so you can use the kit at any time. Once the DNA sample is collected, the sample should be returned to the laboratory for testing within 3 months of the collection date. The DNA sample will remain stable for 3 months at room temperature after [...]

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Can I have more than one copy of the results?

If your sample contains intact DNA, then a full DNA profile will be obtained. However, if your sample does not contain DNA or contains degraded DNA, then only a partial profile or no profile at all is obtained. Even if no profile is obtained, the cost still applies for each sample that is submitted.

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