A new study from scientists from Harvard Medical School adds evidence to the role of the MECP2 gene as a modifier of cell’s reaction to environmental stimuli. In short, too much or too little MECP2 may result in the inability of the brain or other cells to adapt to the environment. This role has been emerging from various evidence over time, and the new study, published in Neuron, adds to this theory and provides evidence on how this happens. It may help to explain why many individuals with MECP2 Duplication or Rett syndrome like routine and show disinterest or avoidance when they encounter new situations or stimuli.
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