Spectrumnews.org: Drug boosts social behavior in mice with deletion tied to autism

Social stimulant: Mice with a chromosome 16 deletion spend more time sniffing their cagemates after receiving a drug called arbaclofen.

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A drug that has shown promise for treating fragile X syndrome eases features of another condition associated with autism, suggests a new mouse study1.

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