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Different Psychiatric Disorders Share Common Genetic Variants

08:00 EST 13 Dec 2019 | Genetic Engineering News

Scientists at Massachusetts General Hospital and the Psychiatric Genomics Consortium analyzed whole genome data from more than 700,000 individuals across eight psychiatric disorders. The results identified 109 variants that were shared across more than one disorder, some of which started to show heightened expression during pregnancy and may impact on neurodevelopment. The researchers used their results to characterize the disorders into three genetically related classes.

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