07:00 , Jun 16, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Translation in Brief

Red herrings in the gene pool

Genome-wide association studies can reveal links between diseases, genomic variants and gene expression, but researchers may have to look past their annotated hits to find the real culprits of dysregulation, particularly in the brain. In...
07:00 , Jun 16, 2016 |  BC Innovations  |  Distillery Techniques

Techniques: Brain tissue expression levels of truncated arsenite methyltransferase (AS3MT) isoform to predict risk of schizophrenia

Biomarkers TECHNOLOGY: Tissue markers Brain levels of an AS3MT isoform could help predict the risk of schizophrenia. In postmortem dorsolateral prefrontal cortex tissue from 234 patients with psychiatric disorders and 88 healthy volunteers, a SNP...