Molecular Brain Network Linked To Underlying Autism Spectrum Disorders

December 30, 2014 9:31 PM

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Various studies have linked autism to air pollution exposure. Yet various underlying genetic factors also be at play. Recent findings published in the journal Molecular Systems Biology reveal that there may be crucial protein interactions that contribute to the disease.

"The study of autism disorders is extremely challenging due to the large number of clinical mutations that occur in hundreds of different human genes associated with autism," said lead study author Michael Snyder, Professor at the Stanford Center for Genomics and Personalized Medicine, in a news rel...

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