Research Article
Volume 10 Issue 11 - 2021
Increased ErbB3 (Erb-B2 Tyrosine Kinase 3) Receptor in Individuals with Autism
AJ Russo1*, Albert Mensah2 and Judith Bowman2
1Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Drew University, Madison, NJ and Research Director, Mensah Research Institute, Warrenville, Il, USA
2Mensah Research Institute, Warrenville, Il, USA
*Corresponding Author: AJ Russo, Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology, Drew University, Madison, NJ and Research Director, Mensah Research Institute, Warrenville, Il, USA.
Received: September 08, 2021; Published: November 18, 2021


ErbB3 (Erb-B2 Receptor Tyrosine Kinase 3) also known as human epidermal growth factor receptor 3 (HER3), belongs to the HER receptor family and is a member of the EGFR family of receptor tyrosine kinases is coded by the ERBB3 (Erb-B2 Receptor Tyrosine Kinase 3) gene. Increased synthesis of HER3 is found in many human cancers and may be associated with failure is certain cancer treatments. Using Immuno-array technology, we found that cells from autistic individuals had significantly higher levels of ERbB. This data supports the hypothesis that the HER family of receptors may be associated with the etiology of autism.

Keywords: ErbB3 (Erb-B2 Receptor Tyrosine Kinase 3); Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 3 (HER3); Autism


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Citation: AJ Russo., et al. “Increased ErbB3 (Erb-B2 Tyrosine Kinase 3) Receptor in Individuals with Autism”. EC Paediatrics 10.12 (2021): 01-04.

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