New information about the genes involved in a mammal’s early brain development, including those that contribute to neurological disorders such as autism and mental retardation, has been discovered. The study is the first to use high-throughput sequencing to uncover active genes in developing brains, and it may be the best evidence yet for the activity in the brain of a large number of genes.
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July 21st, 2016
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