The brains of people with autism show a distinct molecular signature that reflects alterations in how genes are pieced together and expressed.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: gene networks
A new web-based tool charts the myriad contacts among human proteins.
Genes linked to autism are associated with a variety of other ailments, including cancer, heart conditions, autoimmune disorders and gut problems.
A gene that has strong ties to autism controls the expression of many other autism candidates.
Network analyses of gene expression patterns may point to key molecular pathways that autism alters and suggest new ways of treating the condition.
Autism may stem from faulty feedback loops in the brain, like an air conditioning system gone awry.
Brian O’Roak has helped to steer some of the largest, most complex studies of autism genetics to date.