By Charles J. Epstein
This booklet considers intimately the mechanisms of an enormous human challenge. Chromosome imbalance impacts all phases of existence in methods starting from spontaneous abortion and retardation to behavioural difficulties and malignancy. within the effects of Chromosome Imbalance: ideas, Mechanisms, and types, Charles J. Epstein issues himself with how and why a selected chromosome imbalance produces a particular phenotype. His primary objective is to attach chromosome aberrations with sensible abnormalities when it comes to gene expression, developmental and mobilephone biology, and metabolism. via his exam of this dating, we research extra approximately basic improvement and serve as. The publication starts off with an exploration of numerous human autosomal aneuploid phenotypes, with specific emphasis at the dating among genotype and phenotype. within the subsequent half, extensive theoretical concerns of the mechanisms which generate those phenotypes are tested with regards to reports on guy and different organisms similar to micro organism and mice. Experimental techniques to check the results of aneuploidy are offered subsequent with distinctive consciousness paid to the improvement of version platforms for learning human aneuploidy.
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