Neurobiology of Autism, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0124199615
  • ISBN-13: 9780124199613
  • DDC: 616.85882
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 384 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume in the International Review of Neurobiology is a comprehensive overview of the state-of-the-art research into autism pathophysiology. Its chapters cover a wide range of etiologies, from genetics and development to environmental factors. In addition, it discusses key cell and behavioral phenotypes, including cortical and cerebellar phenotypes, as well as language and motor outputs. Finally, this volume's chapters on gene expression in the brain describe how genes may be connected to phenotypes in autism.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright page.
1: Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Cerebellum.
2: Contribution of Long Noncoding RNAs to Autism Spectrum Disorder Risk.
3: Identifying Essential Cell Types and Circuits in Autism Spectrum Disorders.
4: Connecting Signaling Pathways Underlying Communication to ASD Vulnerability.
5: MET Receptor Tyrosine Kinase as an Autism Genetic Risk Factor.
6: Transcriptional Dysregulation of Neocortical Circuit Assembly in ASD.
7: Motor Skill in Autism Spectrum Disorders: A Subcortical View.
8: Orchestration of Neurodevelopmental Programs by RBFOX1: Implications for Autism Spectrum Disorder.
9: Immune Dysregulation in Autism Spectrum Disorder.
10: Autism Susceptibility Genes and the Transcriptional Landscape of the Human Brain.
Contents of Previous Volumes.