Genes and Disease
Publisher: NCBI 2008
Number of pages: 253
Genes and Disease is a collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. As some diseases affect various body systems, they appear in more than one chapter. With each genetic disorder, the underlying mutation(s) is discussed, along with clinical features and links to key websites. You can browse through the articles online, and you can also download a printable file (PDF) of each chapter.
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by Marcus Pembrey - Progress Educational Trust
This booklet is a basic introduction to the role of genetics and epigenetics in diseases. It begins by examining conditions where there is a single faulty gene to blame, and moves on to diseases where there are likely to be many contributing factors.
by David N. Cooper, Jian-Min Chen - InTech
The authors from diverse backgrounds describe how the nature, location and frequency of different types of mutation causing inherited disease are shaped in large part, and often in remarkably predictable ways, by the local DNA sequence environment.
by Gregory Carey - Sage Publications
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for genetics and an overview of the principles of genetics.
- Genetic Alliance
The goal of genetic counseling is to help you learn more about the causes of genetic conditions and how they affect you. Genetic counselors can review your family medical histories and explain how genetic conditions are passed down through families.