Hannah's Heirs: The Quest for the Genetic Origins of Alzheimer's Disease (Paperback)

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The internationally acclaimed story of Hannah's Heirs now resumes in this updated paperback edition with the discovery in June 1995 of Hannah's gene--now known to account for the majority of mutations causing early onset familial Alzheimer's disease--and the equally important identification of the major genetic risk factor rendering increased susceptibility to the more frequently occurring late-onset Alzheimer's. 30 illustrations.

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Publisher Oxford University Press
Mfg Part# 9780195106527
SKU 30024464
Format Paperback
ISBN10 0195106520
Release Date 4/10/2007
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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"Pollen...blends suffering and courage with a clear account of the advances of contemporary science as he follows researchers and their race to solve the mysteries of this disease."
"This book is crammed with human triumphs of both the intellect and the spirit, and deserves a wide readership."
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Editors Note The internationally acclaimed story of Hannah's Heirs now resumes in this updated paperback edition with the discovery in June 1995 of Hannah's gene--now known to account for the majority of mutations causing early onset familial Alzheimer's disease--and the equally important identification of the major genetic risk factor rendering increased susceptibility to the more frequently occurring late-onset Alzheimer's. 30 illustrations.
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Book Format Paperback
Number of Pages 0328
Publisher Oxford University Press

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