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Scientists identified a schizophrenia-risk gene, ZNF804A, that influences the birth and movement of new neurons within the developing brain. 

Sep 26, 2017
The Scientist Staff

Mouse nerve cells expressing both ZNF804A protein (red) and ribosomal protein RPSA (green), with regions of overlap in yellow YINGWEI MAO LAB, PENN STATE UNIVERSITYSee Y. Zhou et al., “Interactome analysis reveals ZNF804A, a schizophrenia risk gene, as a novel component of protein translational machinery critical for embryonic neurodevelopment,” Molecular Psychiatry, doi:10.1038/mp.2017.166, 2017.

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