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Open Sesame: Open Chromatin Regions Shed Light onto Non-coding Risk Variants

Open Sesame: Open Chromatin Regions Shed Light onto Non-coding Risk Variants
Akira Sawa, Kun Yang

Human genetics and stem cell biology have advanced neurobiology for neurodevelopmental psychiatric disorders. In this issue of Cell Stem Cell, Forrest et al. (2017) demonstrate that studying the landscape of open chromatin regions in stem cell-derived neurons helps functional interpretation of non-coding genetic variants associated with these diseases.

Publisher URL: http://www.cell.com/cell-stem-cell/fulltext/S1934-5909(17)30324-7

DOI: 10.1016/j.stem.2017.08.006

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