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Table 4 Autism candidate genes with roles in synaptic function.

From: A noise-reduction GWAS analysis implicates altered regulation of neurite outgrowth and guidance in autism

Function Candidate gene (by lowest P-value)
Synaptogenesis LRRTM4, SYN3
Excitatory/inhibitory balance KCNIP1, KCNQ1, KCNQ5, KCNJ4, SLC6A13, IQCF1, GABBR2, GRIK4, OAT, KCNN3, GRM3, GCOM1, CACNA2D1, GRM7, ADRB2, KCNH7, KCNIP4, GRIK2, CACNG2, KCNMA1, KCNG1
Synaptic plasticity RIMS1, PTGER2, SLC24A2, NETO1, PTGS2
Vesicle exocytosis PTPRN2, AMPH, RAB11B, SYNPR
Other TPH2, CHRNA9, RIMBP2, ATXN1, CHRNB4, NOVA1, SNCAIP, CHRM3