Neural Framework In The Brain Is Dependent On The Gene Implicated In Speech, Reveals New Study

According to a report published on today, in the open-access journal PLoS Genetics, the regulation of neural framework in the brain is dependent on the gene Forkhead box protein P2 (Foxp2), a gene that is involved in speech and language. To recognize this important link, the scientists first pinpointed the main targets of Foxp2 in developing brain tissue and then analysed the role of specific neurons.

from Medical News Today.com

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