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Mice with a single defective gene are showing striking parallels to humans with autism. According to a study published in the September 30th issue of Cell, a Cell Press publication, the mouse model offers several promising discoveries.
Mice with a defective version of a single gene show behaviors and symptoms that are remarkably similar to characteristics observed in humans with autism spectrum disorders.
Many gene variants have been linked to autism, but how do these subtle changes alter the brain, and ultimately, behavior?
New research suggests different types of language disorders may be genetically linked.
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