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|1. (WO2015122499) TEST METHOD FOR DEPRESSION USING CIDEC|
|Applicants:||NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION GUNMA UNIVERSITY
|Title:||TEST METHOD FOR DEPRESSION USING CIDEC|
The present invention measures the expression level of CIDEC as an objective marker indicating the severity of depression. Furthermore, the present invention measures the combined expression level of one or more genes selected from the group comprising STYXL1, SLC36A1, RNASE1, ARFRP1, BCL11B, SLC35F2, BANP, RAB11FIP4, FYCO1, NIPAL3, RPL23A, RPS2 and SIGIRR. A test method for diagnosing and evaluating the severity of depression in test animals, a method for evaluating the efficacy of treatments for depression, and a method of screening therapeutic agents for depression are thus provided.