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Problem: Part A: Which of the following is most likely in a fetus lacking adequate amounts of the protein REST? A. Neurons will develop improperly.B. Nothing unusual will be seen.C. Down syndrome will develop.D. Spinal cord connections will be lacking. 

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REST: protein that represses transcription of neuronal genes in non-neuronal cells

: regulates neurogenesis (neuron development) in neuronal progenitor cells

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Part A: Which of the following is most likely in a fetus lacking adequate amounts of the protein REST? 

A. Neurons will develop improperly.
B. Nothing unusual will be seen.
C. Down syndrome will develop.
D. Spinal cord connections will be lacking. 

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