Role of mycotoxins in the pathobiology of autism: A first evidence

@article{DeSantis2017RoleOM,
  title={Role of mycotoxins in the pathobiology of autism: A first evidence},
  author={Barbara De Santis and Carlo Brera and Alessandra Mezzelani and Sabina Soricelli and Francesca Ciceri and Giorgio Moretti and Francesca Debegnach and Maria Clara Bonaglia and Laura Villa and Massimo Molteni and Maria Elisabetta Raggi},
  journal={Nutritional Neuroscience},
  year={2017},
  volume={22},
  pages={132 - 144}
}
Objectives: Gene–environment interaction is an emerging hypothesis to expound not only the autism pathogenesis but also the increased incidence of neurodevelopmental disorders (such as autistic spectrum disorder, attention-deficit, hyperactivity disorder). Among xenobiotics, mycotoxins are worldwide contaminants of food that provoke toxicological effects, crucially resembling several symptoms associated with autism such as oxidative stress, intestinal permeability, and inflammation. Here, we… 
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