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Handbook of Down syndrome research.


Handbook of Down syndrome research.

Ed. by Dominicus Jelinek and Gijs Dvorak.

Nova Science Publishers


469 pages



Neurodevelopmental diseases--laboratory and clinical research series


Researchers in medical and social sciences offer a wide range of perspectives on the genetic disease that affects about one in 800 babies worldwide. Among them are dosage imbalance effects at transcription and proteome levels in the gene expression in Down Syndrome, a neuropsychological perspective on social functioning, whether the dysfunctional gastro-intestinal tract in Down's Syndrome is congenital or acquired, informed choice in prenatal screening, Down's Syndrome and dysphagia, machine learning applied to second-trimester Down's Syndrome screening, the influence of oromotor function and diet consistency on caries experience and growth rate in cerebral palsied individuals, the dental evidence for prenatal and early postnatal growth insults in Down syndrome, and a new look at pathogenesis in Alzheimer's Disease dementia from the perspective of Down's Syndrome.

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Date:Jun 1, 2010
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