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schizophrenia study finds genetic associations.

Discussion in 'Genetic Testing and SNPs' started by voner, Jan 28, 2016.

  1. voner

    voner Senior Member

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    The New York Times has a pretty well written summary.

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/28/h...ng-brain-psychiatry.html?ref=todayspaper&_r=0

    here is the abstract,

    Schizophrenia risk from complex variation of complement component 4

    here is a link to the paper...

    http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature16549.html
     
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  2. Sidereal

    Sidereal Senior Member

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    Yes but:

     
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  3. IreneF

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    I read the article. If it's replicated and expanded, it could change schizophrenia from a psychiatric to a neurologic disorder.
     
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    voner Senior Member

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    It's on the short arm of chromosome 6.
    Think I've seen MS associated with this region too.
     

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