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fragile

adjective Referring to or characterised by fragility; frail.
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The aim of this publication is to report a family affected by fragile X syndrome and contribute to the Colombian epidemiology of this syndrome.
Why did God choose such a fragile way to send His Son to earth?
Fragile X syndrome results from mutations in the FMR1 gene, which blocks expression of the Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein (FMRP), an important protein in GABA synthesis.
Dr Mike Tranfaglia, medical director and chief scientific officer of FRAXA Research Foundation, commented: "We are excited about the potential of AUT00206 as a treatment for Fragile X.
2 points, Tunisia is considered to be less fragile than Egypt (36th), Turkey (64th) and Libya (23rd), Syria (5th), Algeria (77th) and Morocco (84th).
There is a strong stigma associated with being the carrier of the genetic makeup that gives rise to Fragile X and people affected by this condition often face serious problems in their social lives.
The report outlines a a strategic, systemic, selective, and sustained approach to fragile states.
The AfDB is investing more resources to address fragility, as evidenced during ADF-13, which saw the amount of resources allocated to fragile situations increase.
The drug candidate, called mavoglurant, had shown promise in mice with a genetic condition similar to fragile X.
USPRwire, Mon Feb 01 2016] Global Markets Direct's, 'Fragile X Syndrome - Pipeline Review, H2 2015', provides an overview of the Fragile X Syndrome's therapeutic pipeline.
Still, given the multiple sources of fragility and the reinforcing interactions among them, fragile countries find it very difficult to build resilience, the study added.
London, June 27 ( ANI ): The newly born nation, South Sudan, reportedly features on top of the list of most fragile states in this year's index released by a leading US-based research institute.