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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- Genetic Alliance
Genetics helps to explain: What makes you unique, or one of a kind; Why family members look alike; Why some diseases like diabetes or cancer run in families; How learning your family health history can help you stay healthy; and much more.
- U.S. Government Printing Office
The growing speed of research in molecular biology had led to proposals to apply novel molecular biological methods to the genetics of entire organisms. Research efforts aimed at mapping large portions or entire genomes are called genome projects ...
by Catherine Baker - AAAS
An introduction to how genes and environments interact through development to shape differences in mood, personality, and intelligence. An introduction for non-scientists to the behavioral genetics and its broader ethical and social implications.
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.