Monday, December 6, 2010

Children with Autism have Mitochondrial Dysfunction

...Children with autism are much more likely to have deficits in their ability to produce cellular energy than typically developing children. ... cumulative damage and oxidative stress in mitochondria, the energy producer of the cell, could influence the onset and severity of autism,....

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  1. Would you suspect mitochondrial dysfunction played a role in the development of accommodative esotropia within 7-10 days after a 5 year-old girl receives an immunization? As an aside, she has a younger brother with autism. Thanks.

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