Gene for Left-Handedness

October 2007
Science Teacher;Oct2007, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p16
Academic Journal
The article discusses the discovery of a gene that may contribute to a person's chance of being left-handed. A team from the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics at Oxford University discovered the gene LRRTMI, which may alter development of asymmetry in the brain. The gene may also increase risk of schizophrenia.


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