Gene plays major role in brain development
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Gene plays major role in brain development

Study by the University of Bonn shows that mutations of the investigated gene manifest in different patterns of inheritance The so-called Plexin-A1 gene seems to play a more extensive role in brain development than previously assumed. This is shown by a current study led by the University Hospital Bonn and the Institute of Anatomy of…

Zebrafish without stripes

Zebrafish without stripes

Dowling-Degos disease is a hereditary pigmentation disorder that generally progresses harmlessly. However, some of those affected also develop severe skin inflammation. An international team of researchers under the leadership of the University of Bonn has now found a cause for this link. Their knowledge comes thanks to an animal that is known among aquarium owners…