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In an article published in Nature, researchers at the University of Texas Southwestern in Dallas discussed how two potential treatments may restore proper neuro function in those affected with autism. The researchers are examining the KCTD13 gene deletion which is associated with abnormities in brain size and synaptic transmission. In the absence of this gene, the protein RhoA increases, which, in turn, impairs neuro function. The researchers are studying two types of RhoA-inhibiting drugs.
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