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The History of a Genetic Disease: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy or Meryon's Disease

Publication Year:
2011
Edition:
2nd
Author:
Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
ISBN:
978-0-19-959147-3
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In this book, the history of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy is traced in detail, and is interwoven with a commentary of Meryon's research which has led to our current understanding of the disease, will full refences and informative, historically relevant illustrations.
This book concludes with a summary of the current position regarding diagnosis, prevention through counselling and prenatal diagnosis, and new encouraging approaches to treatment through molecular genetics.
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Platform:
OvidSP
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Product Type:
Book
Author:
Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
ISBN:
978-0-19-959147-3
Specialty:
  • Neurology
Language:
English
Edition:
2nd
Pages:
256
Publication Year:
2011

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