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Autism Gene Linked to Changes Occurring Around Symptom Onset

News   Jun 24, 2019 | Original story from the University of California South Francisco

 
Autism Gene Linked to Changes Occurring Around Symptom Onset

Electrical recordings from mouse neurons revealed differences in how a leading autism gene changes brain signaling before and after birth. Here scientists use pipettes (bright wedges) to record from both a cell body and its axon. Image credit: Bender lab / UCSF

 
 
 

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