Huntington disease is an inherited disease. Huntington disease causes the degeneration of nerve cells in brain. This leads to functional inabilities and psychiatric disorders. Huntington disease also affects muscle coordination. It is caused by an inherited defect in a single gene. Gene that causes Huntington disease is HIT gene. Symptoms of the disease can vary between individuals and affected members of the same family, but usually progress predictably.
Related Journals of Huntington DiseaseHuman Genetics and Embryology, Journal of Medical Microbiology and Diagnosis, Journal of Phylogenetics and Evolutionary Biology, Biology and Medicine, American Journal of Medical Genetics - Seminars in Medical Genetics, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, American Journal of Medical Genetics-Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Neuropsychiatric Genetics, Annual Review of Genetics, BAG - Journal of Basic and Applied Genetics