Open access peer-reviewed Edited volume

Advances in Research on Down Syndrome

This book provides a concise yet comprehensive source of current information on Down syndrome. It focuses on exciting areas of research on chromosome editing, neurogenomics and diseases associated with Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and physicians will find this book as an excellent source for consultation and references. Key features of this book are chromosome engineering in Down syndrome, mental retardation and cognitive disability, prenatal diagnosis and diseases associated with Down syndrome. Although aimed primarily for research workers on Down syndrome, we hope that the appeal of this book will extend beyond the narrow confines of academic interest and be exciting to wider audience, especially parents, relatives and health care providers who work with infants and children with Down syndrome.

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Advances in Research on Down SyndromeEdited by Subrata Dey

Published: January 31st 2018

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68260

ISBN: 978-953-51-3763-4

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3762-7

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1. CRISPR/Cas9-Facilitated Chromosome Engineering to Model Human Chromosomal Alterations

By Zhuo Xing, Yichen Li, Annie Pao, Garrett Kaas and Y. Eugene Yu

127

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2. Psychopathology in Down Syndrome

By Sevde Afife Ersoy, Hasan Ali Güler and Fatih Hilmi Çetin

188

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3. Functional Neurogenomics: A New Approach to Study Cognitive Disability in Down Syndrome Brain

By Felipe García-Vallejo, Alejandra Rocío Rodríguez Ortiz, Camila Azcárate Gómez, Meliza Santiago Ospina, Julio César Montoya Villegas, Adalberto Sánchez Gómez and José María Satizábal Soto

135

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4. Sleep in Down Syndrome

By Jasneek Chawla and Helen Heussler

268

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5. Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

By Iliescu Dominic-Gabriel and Drăgușin Roxana-Cristina

202

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6. Congenital Heart Disease in Down Syndrome

By Margaret Louise Morrison and Colin J. McMahon

141

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7. Mitochondrial Abnormalities in Down Syndrome: Pathogenesis, Effects and Therapeutic Approaches

By Antonella Izzo, Nunzia Mollo, Rita Cicatiello, Rita Genesio, Simona Paladino, Anna Conti and Lucio Nitsch

171

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