A first glimpse of the exome in schizophrenia

Sequencing the protein-coding parts of the genome, or exome, turns up rare, protein-altering mutations in individuals with schizophrenia not found in controls, according to a new study in Nature Genetics. Though the results offer up new genes to ponder, they also illustrate the difficulty of telling whether a rare variant is causal or just an innocent bystander.

Read this article at Schizophrenia Research Forum.

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