New, ultra-rare gene mutations implicated in eating disorders

20:00 EDT 4 Sep 2017 | AAAS

(University of Iowa Health Care) A combination of whole exome sequencing, machine learning, and network analysis, has identified new, ultra-rare gene mutations within specific biological pathways that may contribute to eating disorders, according to a study by researchers at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and the Eating Recovery Center in Dallas, Texas.

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