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Here’s a game of join the dots. Hundreds of genes have been linked to autism, but to understand the roles they play – and the ones most likely to eventually lead to treatment – we need to work out how they are connected to one another.
Now Caleb Webber at the University of Oxford and his colleagues have done that, creating the largest interacting network yet of genes linked to autism.
Read the full story here: Web of autism genes pinpoints key players