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Human Genetics : The Molecular Revolution - Edwin H. McConkey

Human Genetics

The Molecular Revolution

Hardcover Published: 1st December 2007
ISBN: 9780867208542
Number Of Pages: 336

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Begins with molecular characterization of the human genome (rather than the conventional descriptions of Mendelian inheritance, pedigree analysis, and chromosome abnormalities), and maintains this emphasis on understanding human genetics in molecular terms throughout. Suitable as a text for biology

Introductionp. 1
Organization of the Human Genomep. 8
Gene Mapping, I: Physical Mapsp. 36
Gene Mapping, II: Linkage Analysis and Genetic Mapsp. 64
Identifying the Genetic Basis of Diseasep. 90
Mutation: Quantitative Aspectsp. 114
Mutation: Qualitative Aspectsp. 138
Dominance and Recessiveness, Penetrance and Imprinting: Some Molecular Explanationsp. 160
Genetic Screening and Prenatal Diagnosisp. 184
Treatment of Genetic Diseasep. 202
The Genetic Basis of Cancerp. 216
Genetics of the Immune Systemp. 248
The X and Y Chromosomesp. 272
The Mitochondrial Genome and Its Pathologyp. 292
The Human Genome Projectp. 304
Indexp. 318
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ISBN: 9780867208542
ISBN-10: 0867208546
Series: The Jones and Bartlett Series in Biology
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 1st December 2007
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 29.21 x 22.86  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 1.09