1.1.6 Late-onset multifactorial disorders It is becoming clear that many, if not most, of the common diseases that affect the Western world are multifactorial disorders with some inherited genetic component. Some of the genes that render individuals susceptible to diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension and many cancers, including breast cancer, have been identified and can be tested now for the presence of mutations. Multifactorial disorders present a real challenge for genetic medicine. For example, while it may be true that
It is becoming clear that many, if not most, of the common diseases that affect the Western world are multifactorial disorders with some inherited genetic component. Some of the genes that render individuals susceptible to diabetes, coronary heart disease, hypertension and many cancers, including breast cancer, have been identified and can be tested now for the presence of mutations. Multifactorial disorders present a real challenge for genetic medicine. For example, while it may be true that
Rotating around the Tharsis Rise (False Color)
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21M.380 Music and Technology: Algorithmic and Generative Music (MIT)
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omgaan met collega's, Frans
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Hit the road, jack? learning about the story of "Route 66", in English
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Max zoekt een baan - Learn how to look for a job
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Meet the Weaver
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Causes of the English Civil War
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"Ain't Misbehavin'" - Concordia Big Band (Fats Waller)
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Zestien vragen en een kruiswoordraadsel testen het inzicht en interpretatie van de tekst. Een correctiesleutel is …
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An Alfred Hitchcock documentary on the Nazi Holocaust
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The Abolitionist Movement
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How terrorism has invaded German law - Professor Thomas Weigend
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Dr. Shakib Title IX Facts, Figures, Myths and Reality
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Metric syntactic scan of the Anglo-Saxon poetic records
This resource is available via the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) website, and can be downloaded as a zipped file, available in plain text, C programming language and HTML format. It is necessary to apply for approval from the OTA before download, and a link is provided to the terms and conditions of use, and a form to apply for permission. The publication is based on texts made available by the OTA (Macrae-Gibson, O.D., and J.R. Lishman Computer assistance in the analysis of Old English metre :
Global Mindset: A Personal Journey
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