Posts Tagged
‘synaptic’

November 18, 2021

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by: admin

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Tags: Autism, define, hyperconnectivity, overgrowth, Spectrum, subtype, synaptic

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Categories: autism

Group Theory: A subset of autistic people have an over-connectivity signature of the brain, which can result from an excess of synapses. Courtesy of Alessandro Gozzi A form of autism characterized by a characteristic pattern of over-connectivity in the brain arises from an excess of synapses, according to a new study in mice. The results […]

October 21, 2021

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Tags: Autismlinked, gene, learning, molds, plasticity, Spectrum, synaptic, SYNGAP1

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Categories: autism

Bouton bust: SYNGAP1 helps neurons eliminate old synapses and form new ones after a new experience (left and center left) – a process that is attenuated in mice lacking a copy of the gene (center right and right). Courtesy Gavin Rumbaugh In fact, according to a new study in mice, partial loss of the autism-linked […]