Understanding the molecular mechanisms involved in the fragile X syndrome

The fragile X mental retardation syndrome is a genetic disease that results from the absence or a defect in the FMRP protein and is the most frequent cause of inherited mental retardation (1 in 4000 males and 1 in 7000 females). FMRP is found in the nucleu s and cell body of n… [End date:31/05/2005] URI:http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/73523_en.html

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