New Finding may Explain why Autism is more Common in Boys

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Master_Shake
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20 May 2009, 11:16 am

We all know the approximate 4:1 ratio in which boys are diagnosed with autism about 4 times more often than girls.

Apparently a variant of the CACNA1G gene is implicated in autism risk, and this variant is more common in autistic boys.

Here is the story:

A Genetic Clue to Why Autism Affects Boys More


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20 May 2009, 11:21 am

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20 May 2009, 11:51 am

CACNA1G? Isn't that a French brandy? :lol:



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20 May 2009, 11:56 am

My mistake lightning, I should start doing searches for previous posts before I post something. Ask for the duplicate post to be deleted if you want.

Looks like I'm not the only one who duplicated this post.


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