Gene Networks are Connected to PSTD disease

March 13, 2015 6:17 AM

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Previous studies of PTSD have observed at changes in gene appearance between persons with and without PTSD, but this new study provides a broader approach that include whole transcriptome RNA sequencing.

“By comparing U.S. Marines who develop PTSD symptoms to those who do not, we can measure differences in genes, but also take into consideration the dynamic relationships between and among them, their connectivity,” said first author Michael S. Breen, of the University of Southampton. “Because PTSD i...

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