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Yale University

Big Change from 1 Gene

Caption: An MRI of brain of patient with severe form of microcephaly compared to a control subject. A team of researchers have found that mutations in a single gene may cause large discrepancy in size of the cerebral cortex.

Credit: Courtesy of Yale University School of Medicine

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