A massive collection of brain tissue reveals common genetic variants that influence gene expression in the brain.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: postmortem brains
A potent chemical cocktail renders tissue transparent in a way that makes even buried brain structures visible.
A new tool provides speedy analysis of gene expression in individual neurons from postmortem brain tissue.
Network analyses of gene expression patterns may point to key molecular pathways that autism alters and suggest new ways of treating the condition.
Brains from people with autism show patterns of gene expression similar to those from people with schizophrenia.
DNA from autism brains shows elevated levels of a certain type of chemical tag that influences gene expression compared with DNA from controls.
Genes that are expressed at higher levels in men’s brains than in women’s also tend to be enriched in the brains of people with autism.
A class of fungicides used on crops can produce changes in mouse brain cells that look similar to those seen in people with autism.