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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

Genetic diseases and gene therapies.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J 616.85 Spilsbur (Text) 31208912627652 children new book Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781508182801
  • ISBN: 1508182809
  • Physical Description: 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Rosen Publishing Group, 2019.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes glossary and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What is Down syndrome? -- How does Down syndrome happen? -- Diagnosing Down sydrome -- Down syndrome and health issues -- Growing up with Down syndrome -- Down syndrome and gene therapy.
Summary, etc.:
First identified in the nineteenth century, Down syndrome is one of the most recognizable genetic disorders, marked by characteristic facial features and mild to moderate intellectual disability. Since scientists discovered in the 1950s that people with Down syndrome have an extra copy of chromosome 21, there has been much more research into the disorder, how to screen for it, and how to treat individuals who have it. This informative book covers all aspects of Down syndrome and includes accounts from people who have it.
Target Audience Note:
5.
5-8.
Subject: Down syndrome > Juvenile literature.

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