Bioengineer.org: Study of protein 'trafficker' provides insight into autism and other brain disorders

Credit: Laboratory of Developmental Neurobiology at The Rockefeller University

In the brain, as in business, connections are everything. To maintain cellular associates, the outer surface of a neuron, its membrane, must express particular proteins–proverbial hands that reach out and greet nearby cells. And, like a creepily long handshake, surface molecules

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