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Autistic brains' 'genes differ'

Bob

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BBC News article:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13539922

Autistic brains' 'genes differ'

The brains of people with autism are chemically different to healthy ones, according to researchers.

A study, published in the journal Nature, showed the unique characters of the frontal and temporal lobes had disappeared.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-13539922


Paper published in Nature:
Transcriptomic analysis of autistic brain reveals convergent molecular pathology
Irina Voineagu et al.
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature10110.html
 

taniaaust1

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cool another Aussie study :) . Great work Bond Uni. (who also does quite a few ME/CFS studies too).

Mason foundation I wasnt aware was funding Autism studies till I just saw that one, (they usually help fund ME/CFS studies and Alzheimers studies so obviously they've widened their field).