Genetics

Broad spectrum of autism depends on spectrum of genetic factors

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is referred to as a "spectrum" because clinical features of ASD range from mild social impairments in some people to severe intellectual disability or epilepsy in others. Genetic studies have ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Study offers new insights into basal ganglia diseases

Basal ganglia are deep grey matter structures in the brain involved in the control of posture and voluntary movements, cognition, behaviour, and motivational states. Several conditions are known to affect basal ganglia during ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Mechanism identified for rare disorder of glycosylation

Greenwood Genetic Center (GGC) researchers are reporting the discovery of a mechanism that contributes to the tissue phenotypes seen in PMM2-CDG, the most common of the congenital disorders of glycosylation (CDGs).

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