A New Study Identifies 40 Genes Related to Aggressive Behavior in Humans and Mice

A New Study Identifies 40 Genes Related to Aggressive Behavior in Humans and Mice

The origins of the violent behavior are multifactorial and respond to the interaction of several factors -- biological, cultural, social, etc. -- which can modify the expression of the human behaviour. Now, an international study published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry has identified forty genes related to aggressive behaviour in humans and mice. Participants in the study, which could contribute to shape future pharmacological targets, are the researchers Bru Cormand and Noèlia Fernàndez Castillo, from the Faculty of Biology and the Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB), the Research Institute Sant Joan de Déu (IRSJD) and the...

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