Heterozygote Detection in Tay-Sachs Disease: A Prototype Community Screening Program for the Prevention of Recessive Genetic Disorders

  • Michael M. Kaback
  • Robert S. Zeiger
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 19)


Supported by the John F. Kennedy Institute Tay-Sachs Fund, The Aaron and Lillian Strauss Foundation, and a grant from the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.


Heat Inactivation Carrier Detection Recessive Genetic Disorder Genotype Assignment Obligate Heterozygote 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael M. Kaback
    • 1
  • Robert S. Zeiger
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PediatricsJohns Hopkins University, School of MedicineBaltimoreUSA

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