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American Society of Human Genetics 2022

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A mix of common and rare variants shapes autism inheritance patterns

by  /  4 November 2022
The study also reveals a link between language development and common variants.
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Three scans of zebrafish brains.

Zebrafish point to new gene involved in brain overgrowth, autism

by  /  1 November 2022
The gene, YTHDF2, has not previously been linked to autism.
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Lags in genetic testing, variant reporting hinder autism research

by  /  28 October 2022
Few autistic people undergo the recommended genetic testing for their condition, and test results often do not make their way into public databases, where researchers and clinicians can learn from them.