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Rett and ICF syndromes: methylation moves into medicine

Kumar, Arun (2000) Rett and ICF syndromes: methylation moves into medicine. In: Journal of Biosciences, 25 (3). pp. 213-214.

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Abstract

Two human genetic disorders, Rett and ICF syndromes, have recently been shown to be caused by mutations in genes encoding proteins involved in gene silencing through DNA methylation. Rett (RTT) syndrome is a progressive childhood neurodevelopmental disorder that affects females exclusively with an incidence of 1 in 10,000–15,000 female births.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright for this article belongs to Indian Academy Sciences.
Department/Centre: Division of Biological Sciences > Molecular Reproduction, Development & Genetics (formed by the merger of DBGL and CRBME)
Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2004
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/1771

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