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Web of Autism Genes Pinpoints Key Players

Now Caleb Webber at the University of Oxford and his colleagues have done that, creating the largest interacting network yet of genes linked to autism.

The team looked at the DNA of 181 individuals with autism and found they often had either more or fewer copies of certain genes known to be important for the transmission of brain signals, a system thought to go awry with autism.

CHOP CBMi's Director Dr. Pete White shares his thoughts in this article in New Scientist

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