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Different Forms of Autism Have Opposite Problems with Brain Precursor Cells
Compared with cells taken from non-autistic controls, neural precursors from autistic boys proliferated in atypical ways, a small study finds.
Different Forms of Autism Have Opposite Problems with Brain Precursor Cells
Different Forms of Autism Have Opposite Problems with Brain Precursor Cells

Compared with cells taken from non-autistic controls, neural precursors from autistic boys proliferated in atypical ways, a small study finds.

Compared with cells taken from non-autistic controls, neural precursors from autistic boys proliferated in atypical ways, a small study finds.

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