Genetic Conditions: Down Syndrome, 1st Edition

  • Petra Miller
  • Published By: Cavendish Square Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1502609398
  • ISBN-13: 9781502609397
  • DDC: 616.85
  • Grade Level Range: 8th Grade
  • 64 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2016 | Published/Released July 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2016

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Overview

This title is aimed at students in Grades 8+ and it examines Down syndrome. The syndrome is caused by a flaw in the genetic code that affects the mental and physical development of people with it. This book describes the condition and the genetic causes behind it, follows researchers on their path to scientific discovery, identifies people with the condition who have excelled despite the bullying they endure, and tracks the latest treatments and research aimed at helping those living with the condition.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Right and Wrong.
2: Mistake in Meiosis.
3: A Need for Change.
4: Improved Environment.
5: Rapid Advancements.
Glossary.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
Selected Bibliography.
Index.