Epigenetic tags on DNA from fathers’ sperm linked to children’s autism symptoms.
In a small study, Johns Hopkins researchers found that DNA from the sperm of men whose children had early signs of autism shows distinct patterns of regulatory tags that could contribute to the condition. The opensource study is published in the International Journal of Epidemiology. The team states that autism spectrum disorder (autism) affects one in 68 children in the U.S. Although previous studies have … Continue reading Epigenetic tags on DNA from fathers’ sperm linked to children’s autism symptoms.