A Striking Link is Found Between the Fragile-X Gene and Mutations That Cause Autism, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Study  
4/26/2012 7:18:52 AM

A team led by scientists at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) has published research indicating a striking association between genes found disrupted in children with autism and genes that are targets of FMRP, the protein generated by the gene FMR1, whose dysfunction causes Fragile-X syndrome.