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Mapping Fate : A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research - 95 edition

Mapping Fate : A Memoir of Family, Risk, and Genetic Research (ISBN10: 0520207416; ISBN13: 9780520207417)
ISBN13: 978-0520207417
ISBN10: 0520207416

Summary: In Mapping Fate, Alice Wexler tells the story of a family at risk for a hereditary, incurable, fatal disorder: Huntington's disease, once called Huntington's chorea. That her mother died of the disease, that her own chance of inheriting it was fifty-fifty, that her sister and father directed much of the extraordinary biomedical research to find the gene and a cure, make Wexler's story both astonishingly intimate and scientifically compelling.

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Summary: In Mapping Fate, Alice Wexler tells the story of a family at risk for a hereditary, incurable, fatal disorder: Huntington's disease, once called Huntington's chorea. That her mother died of the disease, that her own chance of inheriting it was fifty-fifty, that her sister and father directed much of the extraordinary biomedical research to find the gene and a cure, make Wexler's story both astonishingly intimate and scientifically compelling.

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Edition/Copyright: 95
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: University of California Press
Published: 12/30/1996
International: No

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