A new map of DNA structure highlights sequences that regulate the formation of neurons in the developing brain.
A new map that analyzes gene expression one cell at a time shows how various cell types mature and form the brain’s distinctive structures.
The same processes that enable the brain to store new memories may also control many autism genes.
Gene expression patterns in the brains of people with autism are similar to those of people who have schizophrenia or bipolar disorder.
Researchers have generated two new databases that catalog which genes are expressed in specific brain cells.
Neurons from people with autism may have an unusual pattern of chemical tags that turn genes on and off.
Existing genome scans do not detect many of the DNA variants that underlie behavioral problems.
A new inventory of proteins reveals their levels in seven brain regions from infancy through adulthood.
A fusion of two existing drugs alleviates autism-like features in a mouse model of the condition.
Infants who have neurofibromatosis, a genetic condition linked to autism, show motor difficulties and communication delays at 10 months of age.
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