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Mutations linked to expression of genes associated with complex traits

03:55 EST 6 Nov 2019 | Science Daily

Hard-to-study mutations in the human genome, called short tandem repeats, known as STRs or microsatellites, are implicated in the expression of genes associated with complex traits including schizophrenia, inflammatory bowel disease and even height and intelligence. That's the conclusion of a study published in the Nov. 1 issue of Nature Genetics by a team of researchers at the University of California San Diego.

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