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Author Miller, Orlando J.

Title Human chromosomes / Orlando J. Miller, Eeva Therman
Edition Fourth edition
Published New York ; London : Springer, [2001]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  611.01816 Mil/Hch 2001  AVAILABLE
Description xvi, 501 pages, 6 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Series Springer Nature Book Archives Millennium (2000-2004)
Contents Machine derived contents note: From the contents: Preface.- Origins and Directions of Human Cytogenetics.- The Mitotic Cell Cycle and Chromosome Reproduction.- General Features of Mitotic Chromosomes.- The Chemistry and Packaging of Chromosomes.- Chromosome Bands.- Molecular Correlates of Chromosome Bands.- In situ Hybridization.- Somatic Cell Hybridization in Cytogenetic Analysis.- Main Features of Meiosis.- Details of Meiosis.- Meiotic Abnormalities: Abnormal Numbers of Chromosomes.- Abnormal Phenotypes due to Autosomal Aneuploidy.- Phenotypic Effects of Sex Chromosome Imbalance.- Sex Determination and the Y-chromosome.- The X Chromosome, Dosage Compensation, and X-inactivation.- Euploid Chromosome Aberrations, Uniparental Dsomy, and Imprinting.- Chromosome Changes During Cell Differentiation.- Chromosomal Structural Aberrations.- Abnormal Phenotypes Due to Autosomal Duplications and Deletions.- Structural Aberrations Involving Two or More Chromosomes.- Clinical Importance of Translocations and Inversions.- Chromosome Instability Syndromes.- Sister Chromatid Exchanges and Mitotic Crossing-Over.- Genome Instability and Multistep Carcinogenesis.- Chromosomes and Cancer. And much more.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Human chromosome abnormalities.
Human chromosomes.
Human cytogenetics.
Author Therman, Eeva.
LC no. 00044007
ISBN 0387950311