Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: How a Gene Alteration Modifies Social Behavior in Autism

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This shows a chalk drawing of a brainResearchers have uncovered a link between the Nlgn3 gene and the oxytocin signaling pathway in mouse models of ASD. Nlgn3 disrupts the oxytocin signaling pathway in neurons in the reward system, consequentially resulting in reduced social interactions in mice.