Single gene disorders, such as cystic fibrosis, haemophilia, Huntington's chorea and muscular dystrophy can be detected using it, too.
What does HC stand for?
HC stands for Huntington's Chorea (hereditary progressive neurodegenerative disorder)
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We have 109 other meanings of HC in our Acronym Attic
- Howard Carter
- Huffman Code (coding scheme)
- Hulchul (Pakistan forum)
- Human Click
- Humanitarian Community
- Humanitarian Coordinator
- Humidity Control
- Hunting Club (various locations)
- Huntingdon College (Montgomery, Alabama)
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The former Roath clinic district nurse also admitted visiting the pensioner, aged in her 80s, who was named only as Mrs A, during her lunch hours in her University Trust uniform - feeling sorry that she was seeing a second male relative die of Huntington's Chorea and taking her daughter, then aged five, on social visits.
An inquest in Birmingham heard that Mr Blackett, who worked as a claims organiser and was a keen grand prix fan, suffered from Huntington's Chorea, a degenerative disease of the nerve cells.
The 12 articles here address sources of exposure ranging from recreational drugs to industrial chemicals, including MDMA (Ecstasy) and its effects on serotonin, certain pesticides and chemical warfare agents and their ability to induce muscle paralysis, local anesthetics and their possible link to ischemic injury or Alzheimer's Disease, alcohol and peripheral neuropathy, the deposition of amyloid peptides and Alzheimer's Disease, 3-nitropropionic acid and symptoms similar to Huntington's Chorea, antineoplastic drugs and damage to the peripheral nervous system, side effects of chemotherapy, cefepime-induced encephalopathy, simulation of Parkinson's Disease, and the effects of overexposure to manganese.
The prevalence of Huntington's chorea in South Africa.
At the moment, scientists have to use human eggs left over from fertility treatments to harvest cells, but there are never enough for research to combat crippling diseases like Huntington's Chorea, motor neurone disease, Parkinson's, Alzheimer's and even strokes.
The sea urchin has many genes linked to human diseases such as Huntington's chorea, muscular dystrophy, Usher syndrome, neurological disorders, and atherosclerosis.