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An evolutionary epigenetics approach to schizophrenia
(The University of Bergen, 2018-09-28)
Schizophrenia is a psychotic disorder with an estimated lifetime prevalence of ~1% worldwide. Despite reduced fecundity of patients, this rate is stable across population groups separated by geography and time. There is ...
Recently evolved human-specific methylated regions are enriched in schizophrenia signals
(BioMed Central, 2018)
Background: One explanation for the persistence of schizophrenia despite the reduced fertility of patients is that it is a by-product of recent human evolution. This hypothesis is supported by evidence suggesting that ...