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Arab Genetic Disorders

A Layman"s Guide

by Ernest L. Abel

  • 30 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Diseases & disorders,
  • Ethnic studies,
  • Medical Genetics,
  • Genetic aspects,
  • Popular works,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Consumer Health,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Middle East,
  • Genetic counseling,
  • Diseases - Genetic,
  • General,
  • Diet / Health / Fitness,
  • Middle East - General,
  • Arabs,
  • Diseases,
  • Genetic disorders

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages167
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138787M
    ISBN 100786414634
    ISBN 109780786414635
    OCLC/WorldCa51304155

      A new genetic analysis shows that scientists were wrong. According to a study in the American Journal of Human Genetics, today’s Lebanese . Six disorders in Arabian horses have been identified as being caused by, or are likely to be caused by, mutations that are inherited: Severe Combined Immunodeficiency (SCID), Cerebellar Abiotrophy (CA), Lavender Foal Syndrome (LFS), Juvenile Epilepsy (JE), Gutteral Pouch Tympany (GPT), and Occipito-Atlanto-Axial Malformation (OAAM).

    Genetic disorders among Arab populations. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Online version: Genetic disorders among Arab populations. New York: Oxford University Press, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Ahmad S Teebi; Talaat I Farag. Genetic disorders are diseases, syndromes, or other atypical conditions that are caused by mutations in one or more genes or by chromosomal alterations. Examples of genetic disorders caused by single-gene mutations include Marfan syndrome (autosomal dominant), sickle cell anemia (autosomal recessive), vitamin D-resistant rickets (X-linked.

    Arab American Literary Fictions, Cultures, and Politics is the first original book of Arab American literary criticism and offers reflections on the viability of developing an Arab American Studies. Arab-American women's writing and performance: Orientalism, race and the idea of the Arabian nights / Somaya Sami Sabry. London ; New York: I.B.   LONDON: The Arab International Women’s Forum (AIWF) has drawn together experts from the Middle East and internationally to examine some of .


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Arab Genetic Disorders by Ernest L. Abel Download PDF EPUB FB2

From book Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations (pp) Genetic Disorders Among Arab Populations. Chapter April The present book includes 5 parts dealing with various aspects that relate to the genetic structure of Arabs and minorities within the Arab world as well as genetic disorders prevalent in this part of the world.

It includes updated reviews of the genetic disorders in various Arab 5/5(1). The present book includes 5 parts dealing with various aspects that relate to the genetic structure of Arabs and minorities within the Arab world as well as genetic disorders prevalent in this part of the world.

It includes updated reviews of the genetic disorders in various Arab. The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS) oversees genetic analyses on the populations of the Arab in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, it indicates that Arab countries have among the highest rates of genetic disorders in the world.

Some pathologies are endemic to the Arab states, including thalassaemia, Tourette's syndrome, Wilson's disease, Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. This book presents the unique profile of genetic disorders and variants in Arabs. In addition, it describes their unusual demographic pattern including fertility rates and other population dimensions, family structure, magnitude and effects of consanguineous marriages and indicators of.

For each category, the disorders are examined in terms of symptoms, frequency, cause, the occasional Faustian Bargain, diagnosis, transmission, treatment, and prevention.

References for more information are also provided. The book concludes with information on genetic counseling for Arab-Americans. The Arab Genetic Disease Consortium (30 investigators, 18 countries) is responsible for editing and reviewing AGDDB data.

After initial indexing, AGDDB contains over 1, unique disorder entries. Available evidence suggests that congenital and genetic disorders are responsible for a major proportion of infant mortality, morbidity, and handicap in Arab countries.

The population of the region is characterised by large family size, high maternal and paternal age, and a high level of inbreeding with consanguinity rates in the range of %.

1,2,4 w1 Certain disorders are common. Available evidence suggests that congenital and genetic disorders are responsible for a major proportion of infant mortality, morbidity, and handicap in Arab countries.1–3 The population of the region is characterised by large family size, high maternal and paternal age, and a high level of inbreeding with consanguinity rates in the range of %.1 2 4 w1 Certain disorders are common.

The Arab Horse Society - Genetic Disorders - Researchers have already identified o genetically inherited traits in humans, more than 5, of them are disorders or other abnormalities which may be fatal or disabling genetic conditions. The Centre published the first two volumes of its book "Genetic Disorders in the Arab World", which is a consequence of its work on cataloguing the Arab genetic disorders.

The first volume of this book gives special emphasis on the data from the United Arab Emirates, whereas the second volume deals especially with the Kingdom of Bahrain. Some genetic disorders have been identified in Arabs and their descendants, reports the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies (CAGS), and about of those are prevalent among Arabs in the GCC alone.

Mailing Address: Centre for Arab Genomic Studies P.O. BoxDubai United Arab Emirates Telephone: + Fax: + E-mail: [email protected] Street Address. The Centre's major publication activity has been its series of books on "Genetic Disorders in the Arab World".

This compilation is a consequence of CAGS' work on cataloguing Arab genetic disorders. Thus far, four volumes of these books have been published.

CAGS also publishes articles in scientific journals from time to time. Genetic Disorders in the United Arab Emirates Lihadh Al-Gazali, Bassam R. Ali. Genetic Disorders Among Jews from Arab Countries Efrat Dagan, Ruth Gershoni-Baruch.

Prevention and Care of Genetic Disorders: An Islamic Perspective The advantages of e-books and e-audiobooksBook Edition: 1. For each category, the disorders are examined in terms of symptoms, frequency, cause, the occasional "Faustian Bargain," diagnosis, transmission, treatment, and prevention.

References for more information are also provided. The book concludes with information on genetic counseling for by: 3. Genetic Disorders among Arab Populations. Edited by Ahmad S Teebi and T I Farag. (Pp ; £75 hardback.) Oxford University Press, ISBN This is No 30 of Oxford Monographs on Medical Genetics.

It discusses various demographic features of Arabs, selected disease entity among Arabs, genetic disorders in Arab countries and geographic regions, as well as cultural and religious.

Centre for Arab Genomic Studies built to identify the genetic basis of diseases in Arab world Published: Aug by Mahmood Saberi, Senior Reporter red-blue-dna Image Credit: Getty. The Centre for Arab Genomic Studies launched the Catalogue of Transmission Genetics in Arabs (CTGA) in in the aim of developing a public comprehensive reference database that documents genetic disorders and gene variants in Arab patients.

Following the incorporation of data from the UAE, Bahrain, Oman, and. Genetic Disorders in the Arab World: United Arab Emirates Hemoglobinopathies in the United Arab Emirates Erol Baysal Introduction The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a federation of seven emirates situated on the Eastern Arabian Peninsula bordering Oman, Saudi Arabia and Qatar.

In the north lie Iran and the Arabian Gulf. The popu. Get this from a library! Arab genetic disorders: a layman's guide. [Ernest L Abel] -- "Certain disorders tend to occur in some ethnic groups more than others. This followup to the acclaimed Jewish Genetic Disorders catalogs and explains genetic disorders that have been noted to occur.

Lebanon is one of the countries in the Arab World that developed services of medical genetics relatively early (Der Kaloustian et al. ). In this, it followed the developed countries in focusing attention on the chronically handicapped and on conditions such as congenital malformations, mental retardation, and hereditary metabolic disorders.The AHA Equine Stress, Research and Education Subcommittee on Genetic Disorders has developed this special section on genetics and genetic disorders of particular interest to the Arabian breed.

The goals are to help educate the Arabian horse community, promote genetic testing, encourage disclosure of test results and support continued research.