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Alarcón, M., B. S. Abrahams, et al. (2008). "Linkage, Association, and Gene-Expression Analyses Identify CNTNAP2 as an Autism-Susceptibility Gene." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 82(1): 150-159. NIMH, NARSAD, M.I.N.D. Institute, NINDS, TSA, the UCLA CART Center, the CAN Foundation, Simons Foundation, NAAR and the SARRC 10.153
Arking, D. E., D. J. Cutler, et al. (2008). "A common genetic variant in the neurexin superfamily member CNTNAP2 increases familial risk of autism." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 82(1): 160-4. Epub 2008/01/09. NIMH, NHMRC, Scottish Rite, Spunk Fund, Inc., the Rebecca and Solomon Baker Fund, the APEX Foundation, NARSAD, the endowment fund of the Nancy Pritzker Laboratory (Stanford), ASA, the Janet M. Grace Pervasive Developmental Disorders Fund, families and friends of individuals with autism, CAN Foundation, Vanderbilt CHGR and VKC 10.153
Bakkaloglu, B., B. J. O'Roak, et al. (2008). "Molecular Cytogenetic Analysis and Resequencing of Contactin Associated Protein-Like 2 in Autism Spectrum Disorders." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 82(1): 165-173. NCRR, the Lawrence Family, the Shephard Foundation , NIDA, NIMH, the UCLA CART, and the CAN Foundation 10.153
Braunschweig, D., P. Ashwood, et al. (2008). "Autism: maternally derived antibodies specific for fetal brain proteins." Neurotoxicology 29(2): 226-31. Epub 2007/12/15. NIEHS, EPA, MIND 2.409
Chahrour, M., S. Y. Jung, et al. (2008). "MeCP2, a key contributor to neurological disease, activates and represses transcription." Science 320(5880): 1224-9. Epub 2008/05/31. NINDS, IRSF, Simons Foundation and HHMI 28.103
Christian, S. L., C. W. Brune, et al. (2008). "Novel submicroscopic chromosomal abnormalities detected in autism spectrum disorder." Biol. Psychiatry 63(12): 1111-7. Epub 2008/04/01. NINDS, NCI, NIMH, NAAR 8.672
Daniels JL Forssen U Hultman CM Cnattingius S Savitz DA Feychting M Sparen P Parental psychiatric disorders associated with autism spectrum disorders in the offspring [erratum appears in Pediatrics 2008 Nov;122(5):1162] Pediatrics 121(5):e1357-62, 2008 May CDC 4.789
Durkin, M. S., M. J. Maenner, et al. (2008). "Advanced parental age and the risk of autism spectrum disorder." Am. J. Epidemiol. 168(11): 1268-76. Epub 2008/10/24. CDC and the University of Wisconsin 5.454
Fombonne, E. (2008). "Thimerosal disappears but autism remains." Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 65(1): 15-16. None 14.273
Geier, D. A., E. Mumper, et al. (2008). "Neurodevelopmental disorders, maternal Rh-negativity, and Rho(D) immune globulins: a multi-center assessment." Neuro Endocrinology Letters 29(2): 272-80. None 1.359
Hornig, M., T. Briese, et al. (2008). "Lack of Association between Measles Virus Vaccine and Autism with Enteropathy: A Case-Control Study." PLoS ONE 3(9): e3140. CDC, NIAID, NHLBI and NINDS None listed
Kim, H. G., S. Kishikawa, et al. (2008). "Disruption of Neurexin 1 Associated with Autism Spectrum Disorder." Am. J. Hum. Genet. 82(1): 199-207. NIGMS, NINDS, NICHD, NARSAD Distinguished Investigator Award, Children's Tumor Foundation, NIMH and CAN 10.153
Kumar, R. A., S. KaraMohamed, et al. (2008). "Recurrent 16p11.2 microdeletions in autism." Hum. Mol. Genet. 17(4): 628-38. Epub 2007/12/25. NIH, the NARSAD, and an Autism Speaks 7.249
Lee, L. C., C. J. Newschaffer, et al. (2008). "Variation in season of birth in singleton and multiple births concordant for autism spectrum disorders." Paediatr. Perinat. Epidemiol. 22(2): 172-9. Epub 2008/02/27. NIMH, CAN and CDC 1.660
McDonald, S. J. and P. Middleton (2008). "Effect of timing of umbilical cord clamping of term infants on maternal and neonatal outcomes." Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 10.1002/14651858.CD004074.pub2 The University of Adelaide and Department of Health and Ageing (Australia)

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Morrow, E. M., S. Y. Yoo, et al. (2008). "Identifying autism loci and genes by tracing recent shared ancestry." Science 321(5886): 218-23. Epub 2008/07/16. NCRR, CAN, the Nancy Lurie Marks Family Foundation, the Simons Foundation, the Harvard Kuwait Project, the Developmental Disabilities Research Center of Children's Hospital Boston, Harvard and Massachusetts Institute of Technology in collaboration with Pfizer Inc. and Merck & Co., the Anne and Paul Marcus Foundation, the Charles H. Hood Foundation, the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, the F. M. Kirby Foundation and the HHMI 28.103
Schechter, R. and J. K. Grether (2008). "Continuing increases in autism reported to California's developmental services system: mercury in retrograde." Arch. Gen. Psychiatry 65(1): 19-24. Epub 2008/01/09. CDPH 14.273
Weiss, L. A., Y. Shen, et al. (2008). "Association between microdeletion and microduplication at 16p11.2 and autism." N. Engl. J. Med. 358(7): 667-75. Epub 2008/01/11. NIMH, Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, Autism Consortium, NHMRC (Australia), the Ellison Foundation and Simons Foundation 50.017

*Journal impact factor is a measure of the number of citations an indexed journal receives annually and may be used to rank the relative importance of the journal. Higher impact factor scores represent a greater number of citations.

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