Medical Genetics

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Item#: 9780323188357
Edition 05
Author Jorde Et Al
Cover Paperback

Popular for itshighly visual, clinical approach ,Medical Geneticsdelivers an accessible yet thorough understanding of this active and fast-changing field.Key updates in this new edition cover the latest developments which are integrated with clinical practice to emphasize thecentral principles andhow they apply to practice . Photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with boxes containing patient/family vignettesdemonstrate clinical relevance andenhance visual impact of the material for easier and more effective learning and retention.

Table of Contents

1 Background and History 2 Basic Cell Biology: Structure and Function of Genes and Chromosomes 3 Genetic Variation: Its Origin and Detection 4 Autosomal Dominant and Recessive Inheritance 5 Sex-Linked and Nontraditional Modes of Inheritance 6 Clinical Cytogenetics: The Chromosomal Basis of Human Disease 7 Biochemical Genetics: Disorders of Metabolism 8 Disease-Gene Identification 9 Immunogenetics 10 Genetic Basis of Development 11 Cancer Genetics 12 Multifactorial Inheritance and Common Diseases 13 Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy 14 Genetics and Precision Medicine 15 Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling


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