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Etiology of Down Syndrome: Risk of Advanced Maternal Age and Altered Meiotic Recombination for Chromosome 21 Nondisjunction

By Subrata Kumar Dey and Sujoy Ghosh

Submitted: October 27th 2010Reviewed: March 29th 2011Published: August 29th 2011

DOI: 10.5772/18333

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