Genomic imprinting: an obsession with depilatory mice

Date Published:

Apr 12


Excessive grooming in mice has been promoted as a model of human obsessive-compulsive disorders. A recent paper adds Grb10 to the list of genes with effects on behavioral hair loss, with the added twist that this time the gene is imprinted.


Haig, DavidUbeda, FranciscoengEngland2011/04/13 06:00Curr Biol. 2011 Apr 12;21(7):R257-9. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2011.02.027.

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