Human Afflictions and Chromosomal Aberrations

Human Afflictions and Chromosomal Aberrations

International Series of Monographs in Pure and Applied Biology: Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences

1st Edition - January 1, 1969

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  • Authors: Raymond Turpin, Jérôme Lejeune
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146683

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Modern Trends in Physiological Sciences, Volume 32: Human Afflictions and Chromosomal Aberrations presents the study of the links between chromosome aberrations and physical and mental congenital anomalies. This book discusses the possibilities of human cytogenetic research as well as its difficulties. Organized into 15 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the development of human chromosome investigations. This text then explains the methods for studying human chromosomes, which can be applied without controlling the atmosphere of the incubator. Other chapters describe the structural features of the normal human karyotype. This book discusses as well the early appearance of a chromosome aberration that produces a change in the hereditary patrimony manifest in a constitutional disorder of the individual. The final chapter deals with the biochemical effects that correspond to numerical or structural anomalies in chromosome 21. This book is a valuable resource for genetecists, cytogeneticists, physicians, and clinical researchers.

Table of Contents


  • Preface To English Edition

    Preface

    Acknowledgments

    Introduction

    Chapter 1. History

    Chapter 2. Techniques of Studying Human Chromosomes

    Chapter 3. Normal Human Karyotype

    Chapter 4. Trisomy 21

    Chapter 5. Numerical Autosomal Aberrations. Trisomies 13 and 18

    Chapter 6. Other Autosomal Anomalies due to Excess or Deficiencies

    Chapter 7. Structural Rearrangements

    Chapter 8. Leukemias and Cancers

    Chapter 9. Numerical Gonosomal Aberrations. Ovarian Dysgenesis

    Chapter 10. Numerical Gonosomal Aberrations. Testicular Dysgenesis

    Chapter 11. Modifications of Gonosomal Structure

    Chapter 12. Hermaphroditism and Pseudo-hermaphroditism

    Chapter 13. Monozygotic Twinning and Chromosome Aberrations (Heterokaryotic Monozygotism)

    Chapter 14. Mechanism and Effects of Numerical Gonosomal Aberrations

    Chapter 15. Chromosome-linked Biochemical Effects

    References

    Index


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  • No. of pages: 404
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1969
  • Published: January 1, 1969
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483146683

About the Authors

Raymond Turpin

Jérôme Lejeune

About the Editors

P. Alexander

Z. M. Bacq

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