Medical Genetics - 6th Edition - ISBN: 9780323597371, 9780323596534

Medical Genetics

6th Edition

Authors: Lynn Jorde John Carey Michael Bamshad
eBook ISBN: 9780323596534
Paperback ISBN: 9780323597371
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 27th September 2019
Page Count: 352
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Up to date and extensively revised to reflect recent advances in the genetics of common diseases, as well as current progress in gene therapy, Medical Genetics, 6th Edition, delivers easy-to-read, highly visual coverage of this rapidly changing field. This accessible, practical text integrates key concepts with clinical practice, highlighted by numerous illustrations, tables, concept summaries, and more – all designed to enhance effective learning and retention of complex material.

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 Disease-Gene Identification

9 Immunogenetics

10 Genetic Basis of Development

11 Cancer Genetics

12 Multifactorial Inheritance and Common Diseases

13 Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy

14 Genetics and Precision Medicine

15 Clinical Genetics and Genetic Counseling

Glossary

Answers to Study Questions

Index

Details

No. of pages:
352
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
27th September 2019
Imprint:
Elsevier
eBook ISBN:
9780323596534
Paperback ISBN:
9780323597371

About the Authors

Lynn Jorde

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Mark and Kathie Miller 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