Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology

Mary Coleman and Christopher Gillberg

in The Autisms

Fourth edition

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print November 2011 | ISBN: 9780199732128
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199323036 | DOI:
Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology

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Chapter 11 discusses the biochemistry, immunology, and endocrinology associated with the autisms, including seratonin, calcium, vitamin D, melatonin, glutamate, GABA, BDNF, folate/methionine metabolism, vitamin B12, purines and pyrimidines, chronic ear infections, asthma, food allergies, steroid biosynthesis, thyroid problems, arginine vasopressin (AVP), and oxytocin (OXT).

Chapter.  9961 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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