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 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 Timothy F. Murphy, Marc A. Lappé - University of California Press
This book's nine essays probe the potential social uses and abuses of detailed genetic information. Lucid and wide-ranging, these contributions will provoke discussion among bioethicists, legal scholars, and policy makers.
- U.S. Government Printing Office
Technological advances in genetics drive the search for mental disorder genes. Although the research results have been complicated, some important discoveries have emerged. Researchers have identified genes associated with A1zheimer's disease ...
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.