Certain brain enzymes may play role in autism development

08/29/2013 | Bloomberg

Impairment of enzymes called topoisomerases during brain growth might trigger the development of autism spectrum disorder, according to a study published in the journal Nature. When researchers inhibited these enzymes with a generic cancer drug, approximately 50 genes linked to the developmental disorder were silenced.

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