January 24, 2021

Inflammation stresses out brain development

Nature Neuroscience, Published online: 23 December 2020; doi:10.1038/s41593-020-00775-4

A new study reveals that maternal immune activation promotes sex-biased activation of the integrated stress response in the developing mouse brain and that this mechanistically contributes to the onset of autism-related behaviors uniquely in male offspring.

 
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