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Mapping of India’s Contribution on “Down Syndrome” during 40 Years from 1973-2012

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Down syndrome, a genetic disease, is commonly diagnosed congenital malformation/mental retardation syndrome occurring in people of all races and economic levels. The present study is aimed to examine the contribution of Indian scientists on Down syndrome during the 40 years span from 1973-2012. The study analyses the Indian share in the research output, contribution and citation impact of top Indian institutions, most prolific Indian authors, top journals for publication, top collaborating countries, number of citations received and the highly cited papers in the Indian research on Down syndrome.


International Letters of Natural Sciences (Volume 34)
A. K. Siwach, "Mapping of India’s Contribution on “Down Syndrome” during 40 Years from 1973-2012", International Letters of Natural Sciences, Vol. 34, pp. 21-33, 2015
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February 2015

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