De novo gene mutations highlight patterns of genetic and neural complexity in schizophrenia

Original research article by B. Xu et al. (2012).

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The goal of this article was to find evidence of new genetic changes that may be related to brain function and schizophrenia. Families from both South African descent and European descent were included in the study. One person, who had been diagnosed with schizophrenia, was found to have a genetic change in SYNGAP1.