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PsychoGenics Inc. Receives License To The Cntnap2 Knockout Mouse Model From The Weizmann Institute of Science



6/16/2014 8:24:01 AM

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TARRYTOWN, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PsychoGenics Inc. announced today that it has received a license to use the Cntnap2 knockout mouse from Yeda R&D Co. Ltd., the technology transfer company of the Weizmann Institute of Science. The CNTNAP2 gene encodes for Contactin Associated Protein 2 (Caspr2), a member of the neurexin family of cell recognition molecules. Mutations in this gene are associated with schizophrenia, autism, ADHD and language impairment.

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