Title
Distinct disorders affecting the brain share common genetic origins
Author
Faculty/Department
Faculty of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical and Veterinary Sciences . Biomedical Sciences
Publication type
article
Publication
London :Faculty of 1000 ,
Subject
Biology
Human medicine
Source (journal)
F1000 biology reports. - London, 2009, currens
Volume/pages
2(2010) , p. 11-
ISSN
1757-594X
Carrier
E
Target language
English (eng)
Full text (Publishers DOI)
Affiliation
University of Antwerp
Abstract
Over the last few years, large cohorts of patients with distinct brain disorders of neuropsychiatric and neurological origin have been analyzed for copy number variation. Surprisingly, the same genetic abnormalities were found in cohorts of patients affected with mental retardation, autism, or schizophrenia.
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