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Autism genes / Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.).

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 60 min.)) : sound, color
  • Publisher: [United States] : PBS : 2009.

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Paula Apsell.
Participant or Performer Note:
Neil Degrasse Tyson.
Summary, etc.:
Rudy Tanzi, a pioneer in discovering genes for Alzheimer's disease, is turning his attention to autism. Using gene chips that can scan up to a million genetic markers across the entire human genome, Tanzi and others are on the hunt for the genetic key to a heartbreaking disorder that seems to come out of nowhere and yet affects millions of children and their families.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Astronomy.
Biology > Study and teaching.

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