Latest Chromosome 15 Stories
As so many genome studies do, this study published online in the journal Nature Genetics began with a single patient and his parents who were in search of a diagnosis.
Geneticists from the University of Washington have successfully removed the extra chromosome 21 from cells derived from a person with Down syndrome.
It is rapidly becoming the number one health problem in the U.S. and it is now the most common chronic illness in childhood.
Results of a new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill may help pave the way to a treatment for a neurogenetic disorder often misdiagnosed as cerebral palsy or autism.
Angelman Syndrome is a rare but serious genetic disorder that causes a constellation of developmental problems in affected children, including mental retardation, lack of speech, and in some cases, autism.
Using sophisticated genetic technology, a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine has narrowed down the reason for abnormalities in learning and behavior inherited in some families to loss of a specific gene called a nictotinic receptor.
Researchers have discovered a new explanation for differences in the severity of mental illness in males.
The loss of a gene through deletion of genetic material on chromosome 15 is associated with significant abnormalities in learning and behavior, said a consortium of researchers led by Baylor College of Medicine in a report that appears online in the journal Nature Genetics.
Mice who inherit a particular chromosomal duplication from their fathers show many behaviors associated with human autism, researchers report in the June 26th issue of the journal Cell, a Cell Press Publication.
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