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Toxicant-induced autism and mitochondrial modulation of nuclear gene expression  

This is a study of toxin exposure in utero and its effect on mitochondrial DNA level, DNMT1 (DNA (cytosine-5-)-methyltransferase 1) gene expression, and epigenetic changes of key developmental genes. Project Status
ONGOING

2009

Funder Department of Defense
Fiscal Year Funding $0.00
Project Number AR080091
Principal Investigator Wlodarczyk, Bogdan
Received ARRA Funding? No
Strategic Plan Question Question 3: What Caused This To Happen And Can This Be Prevented? (Risk Factors)
Strategic Plan Objective New! Yellow dot: Objective has some degree of funding, but less than the recommended amount. 3SF. Initiate studies on at least 10 environmental factors identified in the recommendations from the 2007 IOM report "Autism and the Environment: Challenges and Opportunities for Research" as potential causes of ASD by 2012. Estimated cost $56,000,000 over 2 years.
Federal or Private? Federal
Institution Texas A&M University
State/Country Texas
Web Link 1 Toxicant-induced autism and mitochondrial modulation of nuclear gene expression (External web link)
Web Link 2 No URL available.
Web Link 3 No URL available.
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