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A New Biomarker for Autism?

News   May 03, 2018 | Original Story from UC Davis

 
A New Biomarker for Autism?

Rhesus macaques live in large family groups, but a few animals consistently show less social interaction than others. New research at the California National Primate Research Center at UC Davis and Stanford University shows that these “low social” animals have low levels of the hormone vasopressin in cerebrospinal fluid. A similar result was seen in a small group of children with autism. Credit: K.West/CNPRC

 
 
 

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