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Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology 

Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology
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Biochemistry, Immunology, Endocrinology
Author(s):

Mary Coleman

and Christopher Gillberg

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199732128.003.0011
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date: 17 April 2021

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).

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