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In the developing vertebrate, the neural tube is the embryo's precursor to the central nervous system, which comprises the brain and spinal cord. The neural groove gradually deepens as the neural folds become elevated, and...
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A neural tube defect will occur in human embryos if there is an interference with the closure of the neural tube that occurs around the 28th day after fertilization. The incidence of neural tube defects is 2.6 in 1,000 worldwide.
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Duke Center for Human Genetics studies neural tube defects (NTDs) to determine their genetic causes and to gain better risk assessment, prevention and treatment: ...
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neural tube n. A dorsal tubular structure in the vertebrate embryo formed by longitudinal folding of the neural plate and differentiating into the
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neural tube defects ( ′nürəl ′tüb ′dē′feks ) ( medicine ) Congenital defects resulting from the incomplete closure of the neural tube during
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... T, Shen T. Prevalence of Neural Tube Defects in Illinois. 1989-2002. ... Table 5. Total number and incidence rates of reported neural tube defects, by gender, ...
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Neural tube defect information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.
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Neural Tube Defects Spina Bifida ... Neural Tube Defects (NTD) - Anencephaly - Spina Bifida. Search ... Folic Acid for the Prevention of Neural Tube Defects ...
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The Fetal Concerns Program assists families in learning more about their baby ... Spina bifida may also be referred to as a neural tube defect. ...
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Within the neural tube stem cells generate the 2 major ... the formation of the neural tube and its subdivision into the ... close- Neural Tube Defects ...
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The basis of the abnormality is a failure of the neural tube to close caudally. ... See also notes Neural Tube Defects and Low Folic Acid and the NHMRC Publication ...
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The cranial end of the neural tube closes by 24 days and the caudal by 25-26 days. Then, the neural tube is covered dorsally by mesenchyme that forms the vertebral ...
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Neural tube defects vary in severity. ... This type of neural tube defect is the subject of most of this article (see Media file 1) ...
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Risk factors for neural tube defects ... Predictive value of serum alpha-fetoprotein levels in screening for neural tube defects ...
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What is neural tube? Meaning of neural tube medical term. What does neural tube mean? ... neural tube. Also found in: Dictionary/thesaurus, Encyclopedia, ...
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A complete listing of health information about kids and teens, including acne, AIDS awareness, allergies and asthma, ... Background: Neural tube defects (NTDs) ...
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... The New England Journal of Medicine -- Prevention of Neural-Tube Defects with Folic Acid in China ... Neural-tube formation is completed during these 28 days, ...
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The neural tube develops about 18-30 days after conception, often before a woman ... This is the neural tube, the precursor of the brain and spinal cord. ...
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Genome-Wide Screen for Neural Tube Defects Reveals Candidate Genes on ... Article: Folic acid supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defects: ...
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