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Stem cells reveal how illness-linked genetic variation affects neurons

August 18, 2014 by  
Filed under Depression

A genetic variation linked to schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and severe depression wreaks havoc on connections among neurons in the developing brain, a team of researchers reports. The study used stem cells generated from people with and without mental illness to observe the effects of a rare and pernicious genetic variation on young brain cells. The results add to evidence that several major ...

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