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Human Biochemical Genetics - H. Harris

Human Biochemical Genetics

By: H. Harris, L. S. Penrose (Foreword by)

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Published: 3rd March 1966
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This survey of human inherited metabolic abnormalities, originally published in 1959, was a worthy successor to A. E. Garrod's classic Inborn Errors of Metabolism. An enormous amount of knowledge on this subject had been accumulated in the intermittent period and Professor Harris presents an account that at the time was both precise and concise, as well as being highly readable. The study of human biochemical genetics in 1959 involved material that came from a number of disciplines, of which medicine, genetics, biochemistry, chemical pathology and anthropology were the chief. This book aimed to help direct the attention of investigators in each of these subjects to the results, and the implications of the results, obtained by those working in others. It also attempted to indicate the bearing and significance of these results on what was one of the most fundamental problems in biology, namely the mode of action of the hereditary units - the genes of classical genetics

Introduction
Some aspects of Mendelian heredity in man
Aminoacid metabolism: 1
Aminoacid metabolism: 21
Variations in carbohydrate metabolism
The human haemoglobins
The blood-group substances
The plasma proteins
Some miscellaneous inherited disorders of metabolism
The problem of gene action
Index
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ISBN: 9780521093927
ISBN-10: 0521093929
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 320
Published: 3rd March 1966
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.3 x 12.7  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.35