Research Highlights: epigenetic changes to serotonin receptor gene expression in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

@article{Pidsley2011ResearchHE,
  title={Research Highlights: epigenetic changes to serotonin receptor gene expression in schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.},
  author={Ruth Pidsley and Jonathan Mill},
  journal={Epigenomics},
  year={2011},
  volume={3 5},
  pages={
          537-8
        }
}
ISSN 1750-1911 10.2217/EPI.11.87 © 2011 Future Medicine Ltd Epigenomics (2011) 3(5), 537–538 537 Dysfunction to the brain’s serotonergic system is believed to be a primary factor in the pathogenesis of schizophrenia and bipolar disorder [1], two psychiatric diseases that make a significant contribution to the global burden of disease. Serotonin has many functions in the CNS, regulating synapse formation, neuronal growth, cognitive processes and mood. Several of the most effective antipsychotic… CONTINUE READING

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