Structural chromosomal variation is increasingly recognized as an important contributor to human diseases, particularly those of neurodevelopment, such as autism. A current paper makes a significant advance to schizophrenia genetics by establishing an association with rare copy number variants (CNV), which are over-represented in neurodevelopmental genes. © 2008 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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