Daily Archives: July 3, 2014

Tetanus Infection and Epilepsy – Implications for Autism and Schizophrenia

The Peptide Network between Tetanus Toxin and Human Proteins Associated with Epilepsy. http://www.hindawi.com/journals/ert/2014/236309/ Abstract Sequence matching analyses show that Clostridium tetani neurotoxin shares numerous pentapeptides (68, including multiple occurrences) with 42 human proteins that, when altered, have been associated with … Continue reading

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BDNF – Autism Spectrum Disorders – Elevated in Chinese ASD Population

Serum Brain-derived neurotrophic factor levels in Chinese children with autism spectrum disorders: A pilot study. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24984148 Abstract Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) plays a critical role in the pathogenesis of Autism spectrum disorders (ASD). The purpose of this study was to … Continue reading

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