Exome Sequences Reveal Role for De Novo Mutations in Schizophrenia | GenomeWeb

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NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – Individuals with sporadic schizophrenia tend to carry more new, potentially deleterious, genetic changes than individuals in the general population, according to an exome sequencing study of schizophrenia-affected families that appeared online in Nature Genetics yesterday.

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