Study Points to Possible Role for Recessive Inherited Factors in Some Autism Cases | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – A subset of autism cases — particularly amongst those characterized by pronounced intellectual disability — seems to stem from large stretches of similar sequence that are inherited from each parent, according to a study out online this week in the American Journal of Human Genetics.

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