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The emperors of the schizophrenia polygene have no clothes

Abstract:

A substantial body of research literature, identified by nine out of ten papers on genetics in the recent ISI research front on schizophrenia, claims to have established associations between aspects of the disease and sequence variation in specific candidate genes. These candidatures have proven unreplicated in large sibling pair linkage surveys and a targeted association study. Even if the case for an association be regarded as a lucky guess (assuming one gene in 30,000 was guessed right) th...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1017/S0033291708003395

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Psychiatry
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press Publisher's website
Journal:
Psychological Medicine Journal website
Volume:
38
Issue:
12
Pages:
1681-1685
Publication date:
2008-12-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:b682c63e-3681-422c-8f63-130a1df035ec
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ora:5230

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