Category Archives: precision genetics

New technique identifies previously unknown human neuron subtypes.


Under a microscope, it can be difficult to tell the difference between any two neurons, the brain cells that store and process information. The mammalian brain contains diverse neuronal types, yet the global medical community lacks single-cell epigenomic assays to identify and characterize them.  Now, a study led by Salk Institute develops a method which can profile chemical modifications of

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