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 Joseph Douglas Terwilliger, Jurg Ott - Johns Hopkins University Press
This is a practical guide to human linkage analysis, with emphasis on the use of various computer programs. Much of the book consists of detailed instructions on how to carry out linkage analyses such that novices will be able to complete them.
by Maria Puiu (ed.) - InTech
Human genetics is the medical field with the most rapid progress. This book aims to provide an overview on some of the latest developments in several genetic diseases. This is a valuable resource for medical practitioners, researchers and students.
- 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.
- National Academies Press
This report examines the scientific merits and value of research on human genetic or genomic variation and the organizational and ethical issues that such research poses in a more-general context than the proposed Human Genome Diversity Project.