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Anita Wajntal

Anita Wajntal, Brazilian geneticist (14 July 1937 -


DESCRIBED SYNDROMES AND OTHERS CONTRIBUTIONS

With D. Moretti-Ferreira, C.P. Koiffmann, M. Listik & N. Setian. Macrossomia, obesity, macrocephaly and ocular abnormalities (MOMO syndrome) in two unrelated patients: delineation of a newly recognized overgrowth syndrome. Am, J. Med. Genet. 46:555-8, 1993

With D. Moretti-Ferreira, C.R. Mingroni-Netto, R.C.M. Pavanello, B.B. Mendonça & A.J. Diament. A criança macrossômica II: provável síndrome nova. Cien. Cult. 40:835, 1988

With I.J. Cavalli, I.J. Sbalqueiro & N. Freire-Maia. A 15/17 translocation in a patient with Prader-Labhart-Willi syndrome. Human Heredity 32(3):149-51, 1982 (first report of this kind of translocation in this syndrome)

With J. Roizenblatt & A.J. Diament. Median cleft face syndrome or frontonasal dysplasia: a case report with associated kidney malformation. Pediatr. Ophthalm. Strabismus 16(1):16-20, 1979 (first case report of median cleft face syndrome associated with renal agenesia)


DEVELOPED METHODS/MODELS

With F.S. Raposo do Amaral & F.H. Sheldon. Towards an assessment of character interdependence in avian RNA phylogenetics: a general secondary structure model for the avian mitochondrial 16S rRNA. Mol. Phylog. Evol. 56:498-506, 2010

With R. de Mars. A tetrazolium method for distinguishing between cultured human fibroblasts having either normal or deficient levels of glucose 6-phosphate dehydrogenase. Biochem. Genet. 1(1):61-4, 1967


ORNITHOLOGY

Proposed the avian genera Cryptoleucopteryx & Amadonastur 2009 with Raposo do Amaral, Sheldon, Gamauf, Haring, Riesing & F.L. Silveira