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New neurodevelopmental insights that link Fragile X syndrome and autism spectrum disorders.


Fragile X syndrome (FXS) is the most common cause of inherited intellectual disability (ID), as well as the most frequent monogenic cause of autism spectrum disorders (ASD). FXS is caused by the absence or incorrect production of the protein FMRP (Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein). Scientists at VIB and KU Leuven, in collaboration with Tor Vergata University and VU University

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