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Petite-positivity - the ability to tolerate the loss of mtDNA - was examined after the treatment with ethidium bromide (EB) in over hundred isolates from the Saccharomyces/Kluyveromyces complex. The identity of petite mutants was confirmed by the loss of specific mtDNA DAPI staining patterns. Besides unequivocal petite-positive and petite-negative(More)
There needs to be greater political involvement in formulating a population policy and supporting family planning programs in Slovakia. Publicity about family planning education and services is the aim of the Slovak Association of Family Planning and Parenthood Education. In Slovakia 3.9% of women use hormonal methods, and 9.4% use the IUD. The country is(More)
The fragile X syndrome, the most common form of inherited mental retardation, is characterized by unique genetic mechanisms, which include amplification of a CGG repeat and abnormal DNA methylation. Direct DNA analysis of fragile X mutations has already shown its clear superiority for postnatal and prenatal diagnosis of the disorder and for carrier(More)
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