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Author Read, A. F., author

Title New clinical genetics / Andrew Read and Dian Donnai
Edition Third edition
Published Banbury : Scion, 2015


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 MELB UNIT READING  611.01816 Rea/Ncg 2015  DUE 16-10-22
 MELB UNIT READING  611.01816 Rea/Ncg 2015  AVAILABLE
 MELB UNIT READING  611.01816 Rea/Ncg 2015  AVAILABLE
Description xxiii, 448 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour) ; 27 cm
Contents Ch. 1 What can we learn from a family history? -- ch. 2 How can a patient's chromosomes be studied? -- ch. 3 How do genes work? -- ch. 4 How can a patient's DNA be studied? -- ch. 5 How can we check a patient's DNA for gene mutations? -- ch. 6 What do mutations do? -- ch. 7 What is epigenetics? -- ch. 8 How do our genes affect our metabolism, drug responses and immune system? -- ch. 9 How do researchers identify genes for mendelian diseases? -- ch. 10 Why are some conditions common and others rare? -- ch. 11 When is screening useful? -- ch. 12 Is cancer genetic? -- ch. 13 Should we be testing for genetic susceptibility to common diseases? -- ch. 14 What clinical services are available for families with genetic disorders? -- Guidance for self-assessment questions
Summary "This book provides the reader with a concise summary of post-genomic human genetics and guidance as to how our current understanding can be utilized in clinical practice. The book links genetics and clinical practice throughout using realistic case scenarios which are discussed throughout the book." -- Publisher
Notes Previous edition: 2011
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Medical genetics -- Case studies.
Medical genetics.
Genetic Diseases, Inborn.
Genetic Testing.
Genetics, Medical -- methods.
Genetics, Medical.
Reading List SLE339 prescribed text 2021
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Donnai, D. (Dian), 1945- author
ISBN 1907904670 (paperback)
9781907904677 (paperback)