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Genetic neuropathology of schizophrenia: new approaches to an old question and new uses for postmortem human brains.

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Human postmortem brain studies are critical for elucidating the pathophysiology and etiology of schizophrenia and other major mental illnesses. The traditional approach compares patients and control subjects but is potentially confounded by a number of artifacts, including medication, substance misuse, and other secondary effects of illness. Genetic advances now make possible a novel approach that focuses on how allelic variation in risk-associated genes affects expression and function of tra...

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Journal:
Biological psychiatry
Volume:
69
Issue:
2
Pages:
140-145
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1873-2402
ISSN:
0006-3223
URN:
uuid:61d44ef6-7c3a-4252-a9da-fdb305d93834
Source identifiers:
110390
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pubs:110390

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