Maternal immune activation acts through interleukin-17a to promote ASD-like phenotypes in mice Interleukin-17a (IL-17a) is a protein produced by activated T cells as part of the immune system’s response to infection. It promotes inflammation, and is associated with rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis. Elevated IL-17a levels have been found in autistic […]

A link between immune signaling and ASD