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Decreased mTOR signaling pathway in human idiopathic autism and in rats exposed to valproic acid

Overview of attention for article published in Acta Neuropathologica Communications, January 2015
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  • In the top 25% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (81st percentile)
  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (64th percentile)

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Title
Decreased mTOR signaling pathway in human idiopathic autism and in rats exposed to valproic acid
Published in
Acta Neuropathologica Communications, January 2015
DOI 10.1186/s40478-015-0184-4
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Authors

Chiara Nicolini, Younghee Ahn, Bernadeta Michalski, Jong M Rho, Margaret Fahnestock

Abstract

The molecular mechanisms underlying autistic behaviors remain to be elucidated. Mutations in genes linked to autism adversely affect molecules regulating dendritic spine formation, function and plasticity, and some increase the mammalian target of rapamycin, mTOR, a regulator of protein synthesis at spines. Here, we investigated whether the Akt/mTOR pathway is disrupted in idiopathic autism and in rats exposed to valproic acid, an animal model exhibiting autistic-like behavior.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United States 2 1%
Chile 1 <1%
Brazil 1 <1%
Hong Kong 1 <1%
Denmark 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
Unknown 140 95%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 26 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 24 16%
Researcher 22 15%
Student > Bachelor 22 15%
Student > Doctoral Student 7 5%
Other 26 18%
Unknown 20 14%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 33 22%
Neuroscience 22 15%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 19 13%
Psychology 16 11%
Medicine and Dentistry 15 10%
Other 13 9%
Unknown 29 20%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 7. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 22 November 2022.
All research outputs
#4,529,219
of 22,963,381 outputs
Outputs from Acta Neuropathologica Communications
#847
of 1,390 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#65,780
of 353,094 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Acta Neuropathologica Communications
#7
of 17 outputs
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