Newly Found Genetic Variation Linked to Autism

Published April 1, 2009 in Nature

A newly identified genetic variant could account for up to 15 percent of autism cases, say researchers who studied genes that are important in connecting brain cells. Researchers say the variant is carried by about 65 per cent of people with autism.

http://www.autismsciencefoundation.org/geneticsstudyapril09.html

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