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“Down syndrome: an insight of the disease”
- MedicineJournal of Biomedical Science
The genes or miRNA involved in Down syndrome associated Alzheimer’s disease, congenital heart defects (AVSD), leukemia including AMKL and ALL, hypertension and Hirschprung disease are discussed in this article.
Molecular genetic analysis of Down syndrome
- Biology, MedicineHuman Genetics
Progress in understanding the genetic mechanisms by which trisomy of HSA21 leads to DS is the subject of this review.
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The review addresses the classical pharmacological and environmental treatments of DS mental retardation and critically reviews the new possibilities that are emerging from the exciting advances in gene or cell therapy.
Pharmacotherapy of Down's syndrome: When and Which?
- MedicineCNS & neurological disorders drug targets
Different aspects of DS are reviewed and the results of DS treatment in an animal model, namely the Ts65Dn mouse are analyzed to encourage more efforts to improve the quality of life to people affected by DS.
Genetically‐Linked Syndromes in Intellectual Disabilities
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What people with Down Syndrome can teach us about cardiopulmonary disease
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Increased comparative studies of cardiopulmonary disease in persons with and without Down syndrome are strongly advocated, as it is believed these will lead to new strategies to prevent and treat diseases affecting millions of people worldwide.
Down syndrome in India--diagnosis, screening, and prenatal diagnosis.
- MedicineClinics in laboratory medicine
Down syndrome: Neurobiological alterations and therapeutic targets
- MedicineNeuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
Down syndrome and the complexity of genome dosage imbalance
- Biology, MedicineNature Reviews Genetics
The elucidation of the molecular mechanisms that cause or modify the risk for different Down syndrome phenotypes could lead to the introduction of previously unimaginable therapeutic options.
Alterations of brain circuits in Down syndrome murine models
- Biology, MedicineJournal of Chemical Neuroanatomy
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The reproducibility of this phenotype among Ts65Dn mice indicates that dosage imbalance for a gene or genes in this region contributes to this impairment, and the corresponding dosage balance for the human homologues of these genes may contribute to cognitive deficits in DS.
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