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Early biomarker for ASD uncovered

17/04/2023 01:59 PM | Click to read full article

Disrupted levels of molecular compounds in maternal blood and cord blood are linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) according to a study published in Molecular Psychiatry. The researchers found 12 chemical compounds in Maternal Mid-Gestation (MMG) samples of ASD girls, three in MMG samples of ASD boys, eight in Cord Blood (CB) samples of ASD girls, and 12 in CB samples of ASD boys to be linked to autism.