ISSN: 1935-1232 (P)

ISSN: 1941-2010 (E)

Limodio Marta
ASST Frosinone, Italy


  • Research   
    Hypothesis and Preliminary Results on the Role of MUC1 and MUC2 in Relationship to Autism Aetiology
    Author(s): Menicagli Roberto* and Limodio Marta

    Background: Aim autism a neurological disorder with either genetic or environmental component Autism generally presents changes of intestinal permeability to produce metabolism’s alteration in the gastrointestinal tract The intestinal macrobiota produces metabolites, opioid like peptides, that show properties experimentally associated with autism The aim of this study it is to understand the cause of intestinal permeability’s alteration Materials and methods: We determinate the intestinal MUC2, on stool samples of twelve Patient, and healthy control, with Fecal Mucin Assay and analyzed the results with Mann-Whitney U Test Calculator Results: The results of the dosage of MUC2’concentration in autistic people decrease vs and healthy control groups: this result is statistically significant: the .. Read More»

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