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Valproic Acid in Autism Spectrum Disorder: From an Environmental Risk Factor to a Reliable Animal Model

By Carmem Gottfried, Victorio Bambini-Junior, Diego Baronio, Geancarlo Zanatta, Roberta Bristot Silvestrin, Tamara Vaccaro and Rudimar Riesgo

Submitted: May 4th 2012Reviewed: November 2nd 2012Published: March 6th 2013

DOI: 10.5772/54824

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