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Autism risk genes linked to evolving brain

Genetic variants linked to autism spectrum disorders (ASD) may have been positively selected during human evolution because they also contribute to enhanced cognition, a new Yale study suggests.

Feb 27, 2017
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Effects of genes often influenced by network

When many genes regulate a single trait, they commonly work together in large clusters or 'networks". Taking this into account allows better predictions of how an individual's genetic make-up affects the trait concerned. ...

Feb 27, 2017
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