Spectrumnews.org: Mutant monkeys mimic features of autism, Rett syndrome

Monkeying around: Monkeys carrying mutations in MeCP2 show some features of Rett syndrome that are not found in mice that model the syndrome.

Monkeys with a mutation in the Rett syndrome gene, MeCP2, show characteristics of the condition, such as sleep problems and sensory sensitivity, as well as social difficulties

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