by Maria Puiu (ed.)
Publisher: InTech 2013
Number of pages: 344
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. The book is a valuable resource for medical practitioners, researchers, biologists and students in various medical sciences.
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