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Title: Huntington's disease in Grampian region
Author: Simpson, Sheila
ISNI:       0000 0001 0717 4159
Awarding Body: University of Aberdeen
Current Institution: University of Aberdeen
Date of Award: 1992
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A description of the application of recombinant DNA technology to Huntington's disease is given, and the research for the gene described. The presymptomatic predictive test programme in Grampian region is presented, and a proposal made for the management of high risk individuals. The prevalence study of Grampian region is described; this shows the region to have a very high prevalence of the disease, and the possible reasons for this are explored.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (M.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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Keywords: Medicine Medicine Molecular biology Cytology Genetics Biochemistry