Mosaic Mutations Reveal New Insights About Bipolar Disorder – Neuroscience News

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Summary: Researchers have unearthed new insights into the genetic mechanisms underlying bipolar disorder (BD). The team focused on mosaic variants – new mutations that occur during developmental stages. They found that participants with BD possessed enriched mosaic variants of genes related to developmental disorders and autism spectrum disorders. In addition, significant heteroplasmic mutations in mitochondrial … Read more

Examining the mosaic of mutations that contribute to bipolar disorder

Examining the mosaic of mutations that contribute to bipolar disorder

This article was reviewed based on Science X’s editorial process and policies. The editors have highlighted the following attributes ensuring the credibility of the content: verified peer-reviewed publication correct OK! by the Research Promotion Center of the Juntendo University Japanese researchers have shown that genes associated with developmental disorders and autism spectrum disorders are significantly … Read more