Human Genetics, 6e - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9788131262092

Human Genetics, 6e

6th Edition

Author: SD Gangane
Paperback ISBN: 9788131262092
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 14th April 2021
Page Count: 292

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The sixth edition of this book is revised as per guidelines of National Medical Commission in accordance with the competency-based curriculum of Genetics. This book forms a concise version chiefly designed to cater to the needs of undergraduate students. The aim has been to offer the basic principles without superfluous details.

Key Features


• Text is presented in a simple and precise manner, with complex information summarized in tables and line diagrams, which makes the learning easier for students.

• Presentation is visually more appealing with the insertion of clinical pictures along with the text.

• Recapitulation of summary at the end of chapters would also help students to quickly review and revise the subject before examination.

• Questions given at the end of each chapter along with answers for self-assessment of the topics studied.

• Prepares students for both theory and viva voce.

Table of Contents

Competency Map

1 Historical Gleanings

2 Cytogenetics

3 Molecular Genetics

Animation 1: Transcription

Animation 2: Translation

4 Chromosomal Aberrations

5 Developmental Genetics

6 Modes of Inheritance

7 Biochemical Genetics

Animation 3: Haemoglobin Structure

8 Genetics of Blood Groups

9 Immunogenetics

Animation 4: Immunoglobulin Structure

10 Cancer Genetics

11 Genetic Component in Common Diseases

12 Population Genetics

13 Prenatal Diagnosis

14 Genetic Counselling

15 Gene Therapy

Animation 5: Gene Therapy

16 Stem Cell Therapy

Animation 6: Stem Cell Therapy

17 Epigenetics






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About the Author

SD Gangane