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

Publication Year: 2011
Edition: 2nd
Authors/Editor: Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
ISBN: 978-0-199-59147-3
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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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  • Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
  • Product Type: Book
  • Author/Editor: Emery, Alan E.H.; Emery, Marcia L.H.
  • ISBN: 978-0-199-59147-3
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  • Language: English
  • Edition: 2nd
  • Pages: 256
  • Illustrations: 70
  • Year: 2011

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