Tag Archives: Human Genome Project

A complicated blog entry about genes causing neuropsychiatric disorders

Summary  of a Molecular Psychiatry (#1 psychiatry journal) article . Topic: CNV (copy number variants) and genotype and phenotype Translation:  Gene deletions or repeats in the DNA change the DNA sequence (genotype) and result in different manifestations (traits) in people (phenotype) The current state of affairs/ 2013 It looks like there are several theories why […]
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Schizophrenia

The world of genetics has come to psychiatry in the past five years.  The Human Genome Project has generated millions of variations, and busy scientists all over the world are meticulously cataloguing them.  No other disease has generated more enthusiasm in psychiatry than schizophrenia.  The fabled goal to find the cause has thus far been […]
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