News | News By Subject | News by Disease News By Date | Search News
Get Our FREE
Industry eNewsletter
email:    
   

Recessive Genes Suspected in Low-IQ Autism, Brown University Study



7/9/2013 7:00:37 AM

Get the latest biotech news where you want it. Sign up for the free GenePool newsletter today!

A DNA analysis of children with autism who have an IQ of 70 or below suggests a role for recessive inheritance. Researchers compared the DNA of more than 2,100 children with autism who were born into “simplex” families where neither their parents nor a sibling has an autism disorder—a Simons Foundation data set known as the Simons Simplex Collection.

Hey, check out all the research scientist jobs. Post your resume today!

Read at Futurity
Read at EurekAlert!
Read at News-Medical
Read at Genome Web
Read at News Release


comments powered by Disqus
   
Autism

ADD TO DEL.ICIO.US    ADD TO DIGG    ADD TO FURL    ADD TO STUMBLEUPON    ADD TO TECHNORATI FAVORITES