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disorder

[dis′ȯrd·ər]
(crystallography)
Departures from regularity in the occupation of lattice sites in a crystal containing more than one element.
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Screening for carriers of Mendelian disorders has traditionally focused on a limited number of diseases, as determined by the parents' ethnicity and race.
Recent successes utilizing exome sequencing in diagnosing rare Mendelian disorders are abundant.
Chromosomal microarrays currently in development are more accurate than karyotypes, and should soon be able to detect many common Mendelian disorders, Dr.
Currently, GeneDx offers testing for over 300 rare Mendelian disorders using DNA sequencing and deletion/duplication analysis of the associated gene(s).
In addition to the inherited breast and ovarian cancer, her research interests include the genetic bases of schizophrenia, the genetic causes of Mendelian disorders, and human genetic diversity and evolution.
Another 43% have been for structural abnormalities, particularly of the central nervous system, and 4% were for mendelian disorders.
Since I spoke at this Forum in 1993 (1), the emphasis in human genetics research has shifted from rare Mendelian disorders to common, complex diseases, but "Issues of benefits and risks of genetic testing", the title of my earlier presentation, have, if anything, become more important.
PGD can be potentially used for prenatal genetic testing of cytogenetic and Mendelian disorders in embryos prior to being implanted in patients undergoing assisted reproductive technology (ART).