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Microcephaly

Known as: microcephalic, microencephaly, Micrencephaly 
A congenital abnormality in which the CEREBRUM is underdeveloped, the fontanels close prematurely, and, as a result, the head is small. (Desk… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
A widespread epidemic of Zika virus (ZIKV) infection was reported in 2015 in South and Central America and the Caribbean. A major… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
In early 2015, an outbreak of Zika virus, a flavivirus transmitted by Aedes mosquitoes, was identified in northeast Brazil, an… Expand
Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The incidence of microcephaly in Brazil in 2015 was 20 times higher than in previous years. Congenital microcephaly is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND The emergence of Zika virus in the Americas has coincided with increased reports of babies born with microcephaly. On… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
An unexpected upsurge in diagnosis of fetal and pediatric microcephaly has been reported in the Brazilian press recently. Cases… Expand
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
  • N. Hattori
  • Movement disorders : official journal of the…
  • 2014
  • Corpus ID: 26467374
Due to the complexity of the human brain, it is difficult to study many brain disorders in model organisms, highlighting the need… Expand
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
The complexity of the human brain has made it difficult to study many brain disorders in model organisms, highlighting the need… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Chromosome region 1q21.1 contains extensive and complex low-copy repeats, and copy number variants (CNVs) in this region have… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
DNA double-strand breaks (DSBs) occur at random upon genotoxic stresses and represent obligatory intermediates during… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Rett syndrome (RTT, MIM 312750) is a progressive neurodevelopmental disorder and one of the most common causes of mental… Expand
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