Autism-Related Study Discovers How Drug Interferes With Neuronal Cell Function

Sunday, Aug. 1st 2010 1:12 PM

A York University study has shown for the first time how the drug misoprostol, which has been linked to neurodevelopmental defects associated with autism, interferes with neuronal cell function. It is an important finding because misoprostol is similar in structure to naturally-occurring prostaglandins, which are the key signaling molecules produced by fatty acids in the brain…

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