ERIC Number: EJ577332
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Molecular Genetic Investigations of Autism.
Maestrini, Elena; Marlow, Angela J.; Weeks, Daniel E.; Monaco, Anthony P.
Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, v28 n5 p427-37 Oct 1998
Describes a current research study which is attempting to identify autism susceptibility loci by a systematic screening of the whole human genome by using multiplex families. It reviews the resources and methods used in the study including extensive collection of family data, semiautomated genotyping technology, and specialized statistical approaches for linkage analysis of complex traits. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: Genetics of Autism.