Spectrumnews.org: Mouse study questions autism gene's link to head size

Short circuit: Mice lacking KCTD13 have shorter and fewer neuronal branches (middle and right) compared with controls (left).

Deleting KCTD13, a gene in the autism risk region 16p11.2, has little effect on brain or head size in mice, according to a new study1.

The results contradict a prominent 2012 study

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