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Layer cake: the first bite at gene expression diversity in the human brain

Philipp Khaitovich

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CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Yue Yang road 320, Shanghai, 200031, China

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, 04103, Germany

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Genome Biology 2012, 13:157  doi:10.1186/gb-2012-13-5-157

Published: 22 May 2012


A recent publication has provided a comprehensive atlas of gene expression profiles of 995 genes linked to neuronal functions in two regions of the human brain neocortex.