Medical Genetics - 4th Edition - ISBN: 9780323053730, 9780323075763

Medical Genetics

4th Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Online Access

Authors: Lynn Jorde John Carey Michael Bamshad
Paperback ISBN: 9780323053730
eBook ISBN: 9780323075763
Imprint: Mosby
Published Date: 28th September 2009
Page Count: 368

Description

1 Background and History

2 Basic Cell Biology: Structure and Function of Genes and Chromosomes

3 Genetic Variation: Its Origin and Detection

4 Autosomal Dominant and Recessive Inheritance

5 Sex-Linked and Nontraditional Modes of Inheritance

6 Clinical Cytogenetics: The Chromosomal Basis of Human Disease

7 Biochemical Genetics: Disorders of Metabolism

8 Gene Mapping and Identification

9 Immunogenetics

10 Developmental Genetics

11 Cancer Genetics

12 Multifactorial Inheritance and Common Diseases

13 Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy

14 Genetics and Personalized Medicine

15 Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Key Features

  • Includes access to the complete text and images online at studentconsult.com along with 150 additional USMLE-style questions for self-assessment.
  • Features mini-summaries, study questions, suggested reading, and a detailed glossary to supplement and reinforce what you learn from the text.
  • Demonstrates clinical relevance through over 230 photographs, illustrations, and tables, along with boxes containing patient/family vignettes.

FOR FACULTY:

  • Supplements the text with online access to EVOLVE Resources.
  • Contains additional faculty notes, higher resolution images, 150 multiple choice questions, and 100 sample problems and essay questions online for teaching purposes.

Table of Contents

1 Background and History

2 Basic Cell Biology: Structure and Function of Genes and Chromosomes

3 Genetic Variation: Its Origin and Detection

4 Autosomal Dominant and Recessive Inheritance

5 Sex-Linked and Nontraditional Modes of Inheritance

6 Clinical Cytogenetics: The Chromosomal Basis of Human Disease

7 Biochemical Genetics: Disorders of Metabolism

8 Gene Mapping and Identification

9 Immunogenetics

10 Developmental Genetics

11 Cancer Genetics

12 Multifactorial Inheritance and Common Diseases

13 Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy

14 Genetics and Personalized Medicine

15 Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Details

No. of pages:
368
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Mosby 2010
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby
eBook ISBN:
9780323075763
eBook ISBN:
9780323278607

About the Author

Lynn Jorde

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, H.A. and Edna Benning Presidential Chair, Department of Human Genetics,University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT

John Carey

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Division of Medical Genetics, Department of Pediatrics,University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Michael Bamshad

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Division of Genetic Medicine, Department of Pediatrics,University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Salt Lake City, UT