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Clin Genet. 1996 Feb;49(2):57-8.

Preimplantation genetic testing for Huntington disease and certain other dominantly inherited disorders.

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Genetics & IVF Institute, Fairfax, Virginia 22031, USA.

Abstract

Preimplantation genetic testing (PGT) on embryos from couples at risk for Huntington disease can achieve disease prevention in offspring without disclosure of parental genotype. This strategy may also be applicable to other extremely deleterious dominant traits.

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8740912
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