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Could Maternal Antibodies Contribute to Autism Development?

Evidence from mice and monkeys say they could.

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Article via LabRoots

Pregnant mothers pass on oxygen and nutrients to their developing babies while shuttling away waste products from the fetal blood via the placenta. Mothers also help support fetal immunity by providing them with protective antibodies.

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River D'Almeida, Ph.D

River D'Almeida, Ph.D

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