Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Autism - A Neurodevelopmental Journey from Genes to Behaviour

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Valsamma Eapen
Valsamma Eapen

UNSW Sydney,
Australia

Published17 August 2011

Doi10.5772/974

ISBN978-953-307-493-1

eBook (PDF) ISBN978-953-51-6448-7

Copyright year2011

Number of pages500

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Table of Contents

Open access  chapters

2. GABAergic Dysfunction in Autism and Epilepsy

By Sacha Genovesi, Giovanni Provenzano, Mark Dunleavy, Paola Sgadò and Yuri Bozzi

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3. GABA and Glutamate Receptors of the Autistic Brain

By Agenor Limon, Jorge M. Reyes-Ruiz and Ricardo Miledi

3,809
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4. The Biochemical Basis of Autistic Behavior and Pathology

By Dayan Goodenowe and Elodie Pastural

3,926
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6. Adenosine and Autism - Recent Research and a New Perspective

By Susan A. Masino, Julia Svedova, Masahito Kawamura, Jr., Francis D. DiMario, Jr. and Inge-Marie Eigsti

2,655
7. Nicotinic Acetylcholine Receptor Alterations in Autism Spectrum Disorders – Biomarkers and Therapeutic Targets

By Rene Anand, Stephanie A. Amici, Gerald Ponath, Jordan I. Robson, Muhammad Nasir and Susan B. McKay

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10. A Missense Mutation in CD38 Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder in Three Pedigrees

By Haruhiro Higashida, Toshio Munesue, Shigeru Yokoyama, Minako Hashii, Keita Koizumi and Akihiro Matsushima

2,558
14. Perinatal Immune Activation and Risk of Autism

By Theoharis Theoharides, Asimenia Angelidou, Konstantinos-Dionysios Alysandratos, Shahrzad Asadi, Konstantinos Francis, Lefteris Lykouras and Dimitrios Kalogeromitros

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17. Vaccines and Autism – An Unlikely Connection

By Archana Chatterjee and Kody Moffatt

2,765
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18. Immune Dysfunction in Autism Spectrum Disorder

By Jonna B. Westover, Thayne L. Sweeten, Michael Benson, Patricia Bray-Ward and Anthony R. Torres

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20. Clinical Evaluations on the Diagnosis of Autism

By Michaela Dobre and Ileana Stoica

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23. Behavioral and Electrophysiological Characterization of Induced Neural Plasticity in the Autistic Brain

By Jaime A. Pineda, Heather Pelton, Oriana Aragon, Jia-Min Bai, Matt Erhart, Dane Chambers, Burcu Darst, Ernesto Enrique, Steven Gilmore, Stephen Johnson, Albert Anaya, Alicia Trigeiro, Dan T. Lotz, Nicholas Pojman, Tom Gamage and David Linderman

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