Published in Health and Medicine Week, July 11th, 2005
"Serotonin regulates several aspects of brain development, and it is involved in a range of behaviors frequently disturbed in autistic disorder. The serotonin transporter is a critical component of the serotonergic system," investigators in People's Republic of China report.
"The serotonin transporter gene (SLC6A4) is of special interest given the nature of the biological findings and the reported effects of selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors of autistic symptoms. So far the genetics research of the SLC6A4 gene have given conflicting results. The aim of study was to...
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