Shank3

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The gene Shank3 has been linked to both autism and schizophrenia. Researchers found that two different mutations of the Shank3 gene produce some distinct molecular and behavioral effects in mice.

Illustration: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT (Shank3 renderings courtesy of Wikimedia)The gene Shank3 has been linked to both autism and schizophrenia. Researchers found that two different mutations of the Shank3 gene produce some distinct molecular and behavioral effects in mice. Illustration: Jose-Luis Olivares/MIT (Shank3 renderings courtesy of Wikimedia)Share This Print This