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Volume 6, issue 1

Neurogenetyka

Dynamic mutations in degenerative diseases of the nervous system

DOROTA HOFFMAN-ZACHARSKA1
1. Zakładu Genetyki IPiN w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1997, 6, 49-60
Keywords: degenerative diseases of the CNS, dynamic mutations

Abstract

The nature of dynamic mutations, their presumable underlying mechanism, as well as their role in the pathogenesis of some degenerative diseases of the nervous system are discussed in the paper. More attention is devoted to amplification of selected trinucleotide sequences in several diseases. (ed.)

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Zakład Genetyki IPiN,
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02-957 Warszawa