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Schizophrenia Candidate Genes Specific to Human Brain Region are Restricted to Basal Ganglia

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Gene expression profiles produced by Microarray present a potential method for exploring the relationship between genes and brain. Here we analyzed the human gene expression levels among eight brain regions, including frontal lobe, Insula, limblic lobe, occipital lobe, parietal lobe, temporal lobe, basal ganglia and other cerebral nuclei. Top 45 schizophrenia candidate genes (179 probes) expression levels were compared between each two of these regions. 73.3% gene (88.3% probe) expressed differently from one region to others at least. Strikingly, 66.7% gene (83.2% probe) expression in basal ganglia distinguished from other regions. The great variation of the schizophrenia candidate gene expression in different brain regions indicated there is different neuropathologic mechanisms regulated by these candidate genes to this disease and basal ganglia would be the expression center of schizophrenia candidate genes.
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Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: November 1, 2014

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  • Journal of Computational and Theoretical Nanoscience is an international peer-reviewed journal with a wide-ranging coverage, consolidates research activities in all aspects of computational and theoretical nanoscience into a single reference source. This journal offers scientists and engineers peer-reviewed research papers in all aspects of computational and theoretical nanoscience and nanotechnology in chemistry, physics, materials science, engineering and biology to publish original full papers and timely state-of-the-art reviews and short communications encompassing the fundamental and applied research.
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