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Schizophrenia

A point of disruption

Much is still to be learned about the molecular basis of mental disorders. The identification of a signalling pathway that is affected in schizophrenia, and which thus provides potential therapeutic targets, is a welcome advance.

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Figure 1: Potential role of GSK3β and DISC1 in mental disorders.

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Ross, C., Margolis, R. A point of disruption. Nature 458, 976–977 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1038/458976a

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