Daily Archives: October 10, 2012

Systems Biology : The Way Forward II

Modeling autism: a systems biology approach. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23043674 Autism is the fastest growing developmental disorder in the world today. The prevalence of autism in the US has risen from 1 in 2500 in 1970 to 1 in 88 children today. People … Continue reading

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Rare CNV’s remain rare ?

Using large clinical data sets to infer pathogenicity for rare copy number variants in autism cohorts. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23044707 1] Department of Human Genetics, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA [2] Programs in Neurogenetics and Human Genetics and Genomics, Child … Continue reading

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Maternal Antibodies and Autism

Maternal antibody reactivity to lymphocytes of offspring with autism. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23044014 Department of Neurology, Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland Abstract The study examined whether maternal serum antibodies from mothers of autistic children preferentially bind to lymphocytes of their autistic children compared … Continue reading

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