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Title: Autism and mental retardation: the genetic relationship and contribution
Authors: El Hazmi, M.A.
Issue Date: 2001
Language: English
Abstract: Autism, a neurodevelopmental disorder first described in 1943, is reviewed. The signs and symptoms of the disorder are described together with the etiological factors. The evidence for a genetic etiology of autism and its association with other genetic disorders are discussed. Possible candidate genes for autism are described
Description: 536-543
Keywords: Chromosomes, Human, Pair 13
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 15
Chromosomes, Human, Pair 7
Genetic Predisposition to Disease
Genetics, Population
Linkage Genetics
Mental Retardation
Risk Factors
Subject: Autistic Disorder
ISSN: 1020-3397
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Appears in Collections:EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)

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