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Vazza G, Bertolin C, Scudellaro E, Vettori A, Boaretto F, Rampinelli S, De Sanctis G, Perini G, Peruzzi P, Mostacciuolo ML. Genome-wide scan supports the existence of a susceptibility locus for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder on chromosome 15q26. Mol Psychiatry. 2006 Sep 12 ; Pubmed Abstract

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Comment by:  Mary Reid
Submitted 28 September 2006
Posted 29 September 2006

It's of interest that Vazza and colleagues suggest that 15q26 is a new susceptibility locus for schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. I have suggested that reduced function of the anti-inflammatory SEPS1 (selenoprotein S) at 15q26.3 may reproduce the neuropathology seen in schizophrenia.

View all comments by Mary ReidComment by:  Patricia Estani
Submitted 5 October 2006
Posted 6 October 2006
  I recommend the Primary Papers