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Autism is caused by kinks in ‘supporting’ DNA – not specific genes, major study finds

Autism is caused by mutations in ‘supporting’ DNA – not specific genes: Genetic screening of 1,800 families reveals why the disorder has eluded scientists for years US researchers mapped the entire genomes of 1,790 families with one relative who has autism They found mutations in tons of ‘regulatory DNA’, rather than specific genes, influenced the… Read More »