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Scientists able to reverse Fragile X in mice

By |2016-11-20T07:53:50-05:00June 28th, 2007|Categories: Autism, Genetics, Research|Tags: , , , |

Fragile X is the leading cause of mental retardation and is the most common genetic cause of autism. Scientists were able to reverse the damage caused by Fragile X in mice by ihibiting a brain chemical called PAK. http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20070627/hl_afp/ushealthautism I'm an animal lover as much as the next person, but this study is exactly why we [...]

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