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Duke-NUS researchers identify gene that could be partly responsible for autism
 

Duke-NUS researchers identify gene that could be partly responsible for autism

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A Singaporean team has identified a gene that could play a key role in causing autism. Changes in the gene cause the brain's circuitry and how its cells communicate with each other to work abnormally.
 
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19 Jan 2017 - General
 
Habiba Twakkol Thank you for sharing the article. It is a interesting read. Autism spectrum disorder is a condition that has experienced increased incidence in developed countries. It is great that there are many genes which have been discovered that are linked to ASD. The article states that the gene discovered by Duke NUS can be targeted by drugs, does anyonee have any idea if this is the first gene that can be...
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