Blocking one form of an enzyme implicated in autism eases unusual behaviors and seizures in mice missing a top autism gene.
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Tag: tuberous sclerosis
Tuberous sclerosis provides a unique opportunity to understand autism because about half of people with that single-gene condition also have autism.
Certain patterns of electrical activity in the brain may signal autism in children with tuberous sclerosis complex, a related genetic condition.
A drug that treats tumors and epilepsy in people with tuberous sclerosis complex does not boost their intelligence or ease autism traits.
A website called GeneMatcher has helped researchers identify a new gene for intellectual disability, developmental delay and autism.
An analysis of four mouse models negates certain assumptions underlying the signaling imbalance theory of autism.
Triggering an immune defense in newborn male mice missing a copy of TSC2, a gene linked to autism, impairs the mice’s social memory.
David and Bernardo Sabatini, brothers born just a year and a half year apart, invent their way to answering big questions about autism.