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Serotonin improves sociability in mouse models of autism

By John Fox
Staff Writer

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

HONG KONG – Scientists at the Riken Brain Science Institute (BSI) have linked low levels of the neurotransmitter serotonin to the symptoms of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in young mice, suggesting selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) may have a role in treating autism in humans.

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