Full story was written by Nicholette Zeliadt and published online in Spectrum News on October 23, 2019

Loss of insulation on neurons may contribute to autism

Genes involved in the formation of myelin, a fatty substance that sheathes neurons, are altered in brain tissue from autistic people and in several mouse models. The mice also have unusually few myelinated nerve fibers…

For the full story: “Loss of insulation of neurons may contribute to autism”