ERIC Number: ED021376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
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Mongolism, Ciba Foundation Study Group Number 25.
Wolstenholme, G. E. W., Ed.; Porter, Ruth, Ed.
Resulting from a 1-day conference on mongolism, the book contains research studies and discussion summaries. Papers include "Parental Age, Live-Birth Order, and Pregnancy-Free Interval in Down's Syndrome in Japan" by E. Matsunaga, "Consanguineous Marriages and Mongolism" by H. Foressman and H. O. Akesson, "Correlation of Dermal Patterns on Finger-Tips and Toes in Mongolism" by G. F. Smith, "A Suggested Use of Dermatoglyphic Analysis in Mongolism" by L. S. Penrose, "DNA Synthesis in Cells Grown in Tissue Culture from Patients with Mongolism" by U. Mittwoch, "DNA Replication Patterns of Chromosomes Numbers 21-22 in Female Mosaic Mongols" by M. Fraccaro and others, and "Abnormal Granulocyte Kinetics: An Explanation for the Atypical Granulocyte Enzyme Activities Observed in Trisomy 21" by W. J. Mellman and others. Tables, figures, photographs, and reference lists are given. A historical introduction to J. L. Down is provided, along with an explanation of the conference's sponsorship and a list of foundation officials and conference participants. (BW)
Descriptors: Biochemistry, Conference Reports, Down Syndrome, Exceptional Child Research, Genetics, Heredity, Medical Evaluation, Medical Research, Mental Retardation, Research Projects
Little, Brown, and Company, 34 Beacon Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02106 ($3.50).
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Authoring Institution: Ciba Foundation, Basle (Switzerland).