Research by Topic: Cell Adhesion Molecule

SFARI Gene

Published February 21, 2013 in SFARI

SFARI Gene is an integrated resource for the autism research community. It is a publicly available, curated, web-based, searchable database for autism research. This resource is built on information extracted from the studies on molecular genetics and biology of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). The genetic information includes data from linkage and association studies, cytogenetic abnormalities, and specific mutations associated with ASD.

https://gene.sfari.org/autdb/Welcome.do

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Decreased Levels of Adhesion Molecules Involved in Immune Cell Migration Found in Children with ASD

Published June 21, 2012 in Biological Psychiatry

Researchers at the M.I.N.D Institute found decreased levels of adhesion molecules involved in immune cell migration in children with ASD. Reduced levels were associated with increased repetitive behaviors, abnormal brain growth, and impaired cognition.

http://www.biologicalpsychiatryjournal.com/article/S0006-3223(12)00419-2/abstract

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