Levels of Salivary Sialic Acid in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder; Could It Be Related to Stereotypes and Hyperactivity?


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DEMİRCİ E. , Guler Y. , ÖZMEN S. , CANPOLAT M. , KUMANDAŞ S.

CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE, vol.17, no.3, pp.415-422, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 17 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.9758/cpn.2019.17.3.415
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY AND NEUROSCIENCE
  • Page Numbers: pp.415-422

Abstract

Objective: Sialic acid (Sia) is an essential nutrient for brain development, learning, memory and cognition and plays a role in neurodevelopment of infants. The aim of this study was to determine whether Sia levels are significantly associated with the autism spectrum disorder (ASD).