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ERIC Number: EJ846167
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-May
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0890-8567
Heterogeneity and Homogeneity across the Autism Spectrum: The Role of Development
Jones, Warren; Klin, Ami
Journal of the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, v48 n5 p471 May 2009
Autism is a strongly genetic disorder and de novo mutations may play a causal role in a relatively large percentage of individuals with the disease. It is discussed how altered development may be an important factor that forces diverse genetic vulnerabilities into common syndromic presentation in autism.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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