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Schizophrenia genes found at last

Schizophrenia genes found at last

作者:家杪琨  时间:2019-03-01 01:18:03  人气:

AT LAST comes solid evidence that genes may predispose someone to developing schizophrenia. Michael O’Donovan of Cardiff University, UK, and colleagues found that a gene called ZNF804A increases the risk of the disorder by about 1 per cent (Nature Genetics, DOI: 10.1038/ng.201). David St Clair of the University of Aberdeen, UK, and colleagues discovered that when regions on chromosomes 1 and 15 are missing, the risk of schizophrenia can jump 15-fold (Nature, DOI: 10.1038/nature07229). Finally,