News tagged with copy number variants

Rare genetic mutations linked to bipolar disorder

An international team of scientists, led by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, reports that abnormal sequences of DNA known as rare copy number variants, or CNVs, appear to play a significant ...

Dec 21, 2011
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Is short stature associated with a 'shortage' of genes?

New research sifts through the entire genome of thousands of human subjects to look for genetic variation associated with height. The results of the study, published by Cell Press in the December issue of the American Jo ...

Nov 23, 2011
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New ADHD findings

A combination of rare and common genetic variations could play a part in biological pathways linked to Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

Nov 14, 2011
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