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From genetics to physiology at last

The identification of a set of genetic variations that are strongly associated with the risk of developing schizophrenia provides insights into the neurobiology of this destructive disease. See Article p.177

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Dhindsa, R., Goldstein, D. From genetics to physiology at last. Nature 530, 162–163 (2016).

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