Variants of some mitochondrial genes may contribute to autism — in some cases, by teaming up with genes in the nucleus.
Spectrum: Autism Research News
Tag: gene networks
Teasing out how genes interact can offer clues to autism’s causes and point to treatment targets.
An analysis of whole genomes from more than 5,000 people has unearthed 18 new candidate genes for autism.
Understanding how mutations in genes linked to autism perturb the different versions of proteins the genes form could reveal new targets for treatments.
The brains of people with autism show a distinct molecular signature that reflects alterations in how genes are pieced together and expressed.
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.