Study: Fewer cell-adhesion molecules among children with autism

12/13/2012 | PsychCentral.com

A study found that children with autism had lower concentrations of soluble sPECAM-1 and sP-selectin, cell-adhesion molecules responsible for mediating leukocyte migration, than those without the condition. Head circumference was linked to higher sPECAM-1 levels in the control group, but not in those with autism, researchers reported in the journal Biological Psychiatry.

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