Morasha Plesser-Duvdevani

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This article reports on attitudes of modern-religious Ashkenazi Jewish adults in Israel toward anonymous carrier matching for severe monogenic diseases by Dor Yesharim (the ultra-orthodox organization) and open individual carrier testing (through a medical center), examining how this important choice is being informed, communicated, made, and reflected on.(More)
Mutations in MCM9, which encodes DNA helicase, were recently shown to cause a clinical phenotype of primary ovarian failure and chromosomal instability. MCM9 plays an essential role in homologous recombination-mediated double-strand break repair. We describe a multiplex family with early colorectal carcinoma and mixed polyposis associated with primary(More)
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