Shank ’em

Interesting research tidbit here.

SHANK3 is essential for the early development of primate brains. Understanding the novel role of SHANK3 in early brain development is critical to the autism field. The research, titled “Altered neurogenesis and disrupted expression of synaptic proteins in prefrontal cortex of SHANK3-deficient non-human primate,” has been published in advance online in Cell Research.

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