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Fish heads and human disease

The expression level of a single gene can determine head size in zebrafish, mirroring a human anatomical feature associated with neurological disorders such as autism and schizophrenia. See Letter p.363

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Figure 1: A gene for head size.

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Malhotra, D., Sebat, J. Fish heads and human disease. Nature 485, 318–319 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/485318a

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