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Author Schaefer, G. Bradley, ath.

Title Medical Genetics An Integrated Approach / G Bradley Schaefer, James N Thompson
Edition 1st ed
Published New York, N.Y. : McGraw-Hill Education LLC., c2014
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Description x, 374 p. : ill., figs., tables; 28 cm
Series McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine
McGraw-Hill's AccessMedicine.
Contents Chapter 1: Genetics: Unity and Diversity -- Chapter 2: Information Flow and Levels of Regulation -- Chapter 3: The Organization of Development -- Chapter 4: The Structure and Function of Genes -- Chapter 5: Clinical Cytogenetics -- Chapter 6: Mendelian Genetics: Patterns of Gene Transmission -- Chapter 7: Mutation -- Chapter 8: Metabolism -- Chapter 9: Family History and Pedigree Analysis -- Chapter 10: Multifactorial Inheritance and Gene × Environment Interactions -- Chapter 11: Genetic Testing and Screening -- Chapter 12: Atypical Modes of Inheritance -- Chapter 13: Disorders of Organelles -- Chapter 14: Genetic Therapeutics -- Chapter 15: Population Genetics and Genetic Diversity -- Chapter 16: Of Fruit Flies, Mice, and Patients: Tying It All Together -- Appendix: Key Genetic Diseases, Disorders, and Syndromes -- Glossary
Summary This book utilizes an integrated approach to medical genetics by combining a tailored introduction to essential general genetics and up-to-date coverage of medical genetics following the curriculum recommended by the Association of Professors of Human Genetics and Medical Genetics and by the American Society of Human Genetics Guidelines. Core genetic principles are reviewed with an emphasis on mechanisms and unifying concepts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes Also issued in Online and PDF version
Description based on cover image and table of contents, viewed on Nov. 17, 2017
Subject Human cytogenetics.
Medical genetics.
Genetics, Medical
Genetic Phenomena -- genetics
Genetic Techniques
Form Electronic book
Author Thompson, James N., ath.
LC no. 2013011825
ISBN 9780071664387 (print-ISBN)
0071664386 (print-ISBN)
9780071819282 (e-ISBN)
0071819282 (e-ISBN)
Other Titles Medical Genetics, An Integrated Approach, First edition