Chromosome No: 20
Chromosome Band: 20q12-q13.11
Genetic Category: Genetic Association--
# of Autism Reports: 3
# of Highly Cited Reports: 1
# of Recent Reports: 1
Relevance to Autism
Several studies have found a genetic association between the ADA gene and autism. Positive associations have been found in Italian and North American population samples.
The encoded protein catalyzes the hydrolysis of adenosine to inosine.