Autism, Volume 173 in the Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science series, provides the most topical, informative and exciting monographs available on a wide variety of research topics. Chapters in this new release include updates on atypical brain development in autism spectrum disorder, predicting early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder using neural and behavioral measures, the roles of the endocannabinoid system in autism spectrum disorder, the neurobiology of sensory processing in autism spectrum disorder, the effects of oxytocin administration on individuals with ASD, resting-state abnormalities of posterior cingulate in autism spectrum disorder, and more.
- Includes comprehensive coverage of molecular biology
- Presents ample use of tables, diagrams, schemata and color figures to enhance the reader's ability to rapidly grasp the information provided
- Contains contributions from renowned experts in the field
patients derived iPSC and brain organoids (Chapter Title to be Confirmed) Dario Siniscalco 7. Genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and big data analysis in the discovery of new diagnostic markers and targets for therapy development Dongik Park 8. The Role of Neuroglia in Autism Spectrum Disorder Caterina Scuderi 9. Role of the glia in ASD (Chapter Title to be Confirmed) Ryuta Koyama 10. The Putative Etiology and Prevention of Autism Gary David Steinmen 11. Environmental factors and epigenetics Florence Roullet 12. Oxidative stress, metabolic and mitochondrial abnormalities associated with ASD Morten Bækgaard Thorsen 13. Insight into convergent mechanisms from valproic acid exposure and translational models Taylor Chomiak