Comparative immunogenetics of autism and schizophrenia

@article{Crespi2011ComparativeIO,
  title={Comparative immunogenetics of autism and schizophrenia},
  author={Bernard J. Crespi and Dawn L. Thiselton},
  journal={Genes},
  year={2011},
  volume={10}
}
Autism and schizophrenia are highly heritable neurodevelopmental disorders, each mediated by a diverse suite of genetic and environmental risk factors. Comorbidity and familial aggregation of such neurodevelopmental disorders with other disease‐related conditions can provide important insights into their etiology. Epidemiological studies have documented reduced rates of rheumatoid arthritis, a systemic autoimmune condition, in schizophrenia, and recent work has shown increased rates of… 

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