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Why older women fail to conceive

As women get older the chances of infertility, birth defects and developmental disabilities go up.
As women get older the chances of infertility, birth defects and developmental disabilities go up. These risks often relate to errors in chromosomes in the egg. By examining… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/animal-welfare-alternatives/why-older-women-fail-to-conceive/

Down syndrome: two genes crucial

Some of the symptoms relating to Down syndrome have been linked to two genes on chromosome 21, a study on mice has shown.
Some of the symptoms relating to Down syndrome have been linked to two genes on chromosome 21, a study on mice has shown. People with Down syndrome carry an extra copy of… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/down-syndrome-two-genes-crucial/

Extra chromosome protects against cancer

An extra copy of chromosome 21 may boost protection against cancer, research on mice suggests.
An extra copy of chromosome 21 may boost protection against cancer, research on mice suggests. A study of mice with extra copies of chromosome 21 showed rates of tumour formation… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/extra-chromosome-protects-against-cancer/

Gene controller causes Down syndrome

Researchers have used mice to pinpoint what goes wrong in aneuploidy, which includes the most common genetic disorders involving chromosomes, usually an extra chromosome.
Researchers have used mice to pinpoint what goes wrong in aneuploidy, which includes the most common genetic disorders involving chromosomes, usually an extra… http://www.understandinganimalresearch.org.uk/news/research-medical-benefits/gene-controller-causes-down-syndrome/

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