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Jérôme Jean Louis Marie Lejeune - bibliography

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French paediatrician, born June 13, 1926; died April 3, 1994.


  • J. Lejeune, R. Turpin and M. Gautier:
    Le mongolisme. Premier example d'aberration autosomique humaine.
    Annales de génétique, Paris, 1958/1959, 1: 41-49.
    The authors discovered an extra chromosome in the nuclei of cells obtained from children with Down's syndrome.
  • J. Lejeune, Marthe Gautier, and Raymond Alexandre Turpin:
    Mongolisme; une maladie chromosomique (trisomy).
    Bulletin de l'Académie nationale de médecine, Paris, 1959, 143, 256-265.
  • J. Lejeune, M Gautier and Raymond Alexandre Turpin:
    Etude des chromosomes somatiques de neuf enfants mongoliens.
    Comptes rendus de l'Académie des Sciences. Série III : Sciences de la vie, Paris, March 16, 1959, 248 (11),1721–1722.
  • Jerome, H., Lejeune and R. Turpin:
    Etude de l'excretion urinaire de certains metabolites du tryptophane chez les enfants mongoliens.
    Comptes rendus hebdomadaire des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, Paris,1960, 251: 474-476.
  • J. Lejeune, et al:
    Sur un cas 47; XY(?18q-). Annales de génétique, Paris, 1970, 13: 47-51.
  • J. Lejeune, et al:
    Acides amines et trisomie 21. Annales de Génétique, 1992, 35: 8-13.
    English translation in: Down Syndrome Today Summer issue 1992: 27-29.

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