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Tag: tuberous sclerosis
Children with tuberous sclerosis who have seizures as infants are particularly likely to also have developmental delay and autism features.
Scientists have discovered more than 100 new proteins at junctions in the brain that dampen neuronal activity.
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Children who have both tuberous sclerosis and autism have features nearly identical to those of children with autism alone.
Mutations in TSC2, a gene typically associated with a syndrome called tuberous sclerosis, are found in many children with autism.
As powerful genetic tools identify increasing numbers of autism genes, scientists are parsing the pool of autism into new syndromes, each with a distinct genetic origin.