The researchers suggest the regions they identified in their study could be targeted to improve dysfunctional behaviours associated with autism spectrum disorders, even in adults.
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Researchers have revealed that the disruption of oligodendrocytes, which produce myelin, may be a cause of autism spectrum disorder, so presents a therapeutic target.
Scientists have shown that the mutated CUL3 gene, which is involved in the cell’s clearance of proteins, plays a role in the development of autism and schizophrenia in mice.
Crystal structure of the dopamine 2 receptor bound to an antipsychotic drug provides a much-needed discovery in the quest to create effective drugs with fewer side effects...