Infection during pregnancy may alter expression of autism genes – Spectrum

  • expressionstudios
  • May 22, 2017

  • Spectrum

    Infection during pregnancy may alter expression of autism genes
    Spectrum
    The new work shows that infection in a pregnant rat dampens or boosts the expression of a number of genes linked to autism. Many of these genes control the growth and formation of the junctions between neurons, called synapses. And some are on a list

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