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Abstract Title:

Biological plausibility of the gut-brain axis in autism.

Abstract Source:

Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2017 11 ;1408(1):5-6. Epub 2017 Nov 1. PMID: 29090837

Abstract Author(s):

Alex Vasquez

Article Affiliation:

Alex Vasquez

Abstract:

Organic abnormalities with neuroinflammatory and psychiatric consequences involving abnormal kynurenine and purine metabolism, neurotransmitter and cytokine imbalances, and altered levels of nutrients and metabolites are noted in autism, and many of these abnormalities-specifically including increased intestinal permeability, microbial metabolites, and heightened serum levels of endotoxin-originate from the gut.

Study Type : Review

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