Daily Archives: January 3, 2014

Schizophrenia – Environment can Alter Genome – LINE-1 retrotransposons

Jumping DNA in the brain may be a cause of schizophrenia http://www.riken.jp/en/pr/press/2014/20140103_1/ Stretches of DNA called retrotransposons, often dubbed “junk DNA”, might play an important role in schizophrenia. In a study published today in the journal Neuron, a Japanese team … Continue reading

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