Liverpool Pair Identifies Common Genetic Modifiers of Neurodegeneration | GenomeWeb

Combining data from more than two dozen studies of three model organisms, the University of Liverpool's Bob Burgoyne and Xi Chen identified common genetic modifiers of neuro-degenerative disease — including 34 genes shared across Caenorhabditis elegans, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and Drosophila melanogaster that also have human orthologs.

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