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Hashimoto T, Volk DW, Eggan SM, Mirnics K, Pierri JN, Sun Z, Sampson AR, Lewis DA. Gene expression deficits in a subclass of GABA neurons in the prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia. J Neurosci. 2003 Jul 16 ; 23(15):6315-26. Pubmed Abstract

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Primary Papers: Gene expression deficits in a subclass of GABA neurons in the prefrontal cortex of subjects with schizophrenia.

Comment by:  David Lewis, SRF Advisor
Submitted 27 October 2005
Posted 27 October 2005

Through the use of subpopulation-specific molecular markers, this study confirmed that the parvalbumin-expressing subpopulation of GABA neurons is particularly vulnerable in schizophrenia.

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