Research shows gene defect’s role in autism-like behavior

Published August 13, 2012 in PLoS ONE

Scientists affiliated with the UC Davis MIND Institute have discovered how a defective gene causes brain changes that lead to the atypical social behavior characteristic of autism. The research offers a potential target for drugs to treat the condition.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-08/uoc--rsg080912.php

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