SHANK3 | Spectrum | Autism Research News

July 19, 2019

From Zhu et al. Science (’18)
Further analysis revealed that the ASD-associated genes SHANK2 and SHANK3, which encode synaptic scaffolding proteins at the postsynaptic density of excitatory glutamatergic synapses, exhibited earlier expression in the macaque NCX and other brain regions relative to humans (Fig. 7B).