NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH PLAN ON FRAGILE X SYNDROME AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS

NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH RESEARCH PLAN ON FRAGILE X SYNDROME AND ASSOCIATED DISORDERS

by NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH
     
 

Fragile X syndrome (FXS), caused by a mutation in a specific gene on the X chromosome, is the most common inherited cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Variation within the same gene has been linked to Fragile X-associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS), a tremor/ataxia disorder occurring primarily in older men, and Fragile X-associated Primary… See more details below

Overview

Fragile X syndrome (FXS), caused by a mutation in a specific gene on the X chromosome, is the most common inherited cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). Variation within the same gene has been linked to Fragile X-associated Tremor/Ataxia Syndrome (FXTAS), a tremor/ataxia disorder occurring primarily in older men, and Fragile X-associated Primary Ovarian Insufficiency (FXPOI), generally identified in woman of child bearing age. Collectively, FXS, FXTAS, and FXPOI represent a major health burden and have far-reaching implications for individuals, families, and their future generations.

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ISBN-13:
2940148878711
Publisher:
ReadCycle
Publication date:
11/24/2013
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