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Autism's Cause May Reside in Abnormalities at the Synapse

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Science  13 Jul 2007:
Vol. 317, Issue 5835, pp. 190-191
DOI: 10.1126/science.317.5835.190

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New genetic evidence is leading researchers to home in on the cleft separating neurons as the site where the disorder may originate.