Researchers link defects in a nuclear receptor in the brain to autism spectrum disorders: Researchers advance understanding of autism

Researchers link defects in a nuclear receptor in the brain to autism spectrum disorders: Researchers advance understanding of autism https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2018/03/180314144927.htm

Scientists are reporting that defects in a portion of the brain’s hippocampus, called the dentate gyrus, is regulated by the nuclear receptor LXR? (Liver X receptor Beta). The dentate gyrus, or DG, is responsible for emotion and memory and is known to be involved in autism spectrum disorders (ASD).

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