An Introduction to the Genetics of Normal and Defective Hearing a

@article{Martini1997AnIT,
  title={An Introduction to the Genetics of Normal and Defective Hearing a},
  author={Alessandro Martini and Manuela Mazzoli and William J. Kimberling},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1997},
  volume={830}
}
The recent rapid development of molecular biology techniques applied to the genetics of normal and defective hearing shed a new light on old questions regarding hearing and deafness. Genes are DNA sequences that determine characteristics, normally by specifying the sequence of aminoacids in a protein. The majority of genes is located in the chromosomes (human chromosomes have perhaps 80,000 pairs of genes). In addition there are 37 mithochondrial genes which are inherited only from the mother… 

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