Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine E-Book

Thompson & Thompson Genetics in Medicine E-Book

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Overview

Through six editions, Thompson&Thompson's Genetics in Medicine has been a well-established favorite textbook on this fascinating and rapidly evolving field, integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders. The 7th edition incorporates the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, and much more. More than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos help you grasp complex concepts more easily.

  • This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.
    • Acquire the state-of-the-art knowledge you need on the latest advances in molecular diagnostics, the Human Genome Project, pharmacogenetics, and bio-informatics.
    • Better understand the relationship between basic genetics and clinical medicine with a variety of clinical case studies.
    • Recognize a wide range of genetic disorders with visual guidance from more than 240 dynamic illustrations and high-quality photos.
    • This title includes additional digital media when purchased in print format. For this digital book edition, media content is not included.

    Product Details

    ISBN-13: 9781437700930
    Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
    Publication date: 08/01/2007
    Sold by: Barnes & Noble
    Format: NOOK Book
    Pages: 600
    File size: 38 MB
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    About the Author

    Huntington Willard is on the faculty of the Department of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. Prior to this appointment, Willard was the President and Director of the Marine Biological Laboratory and Professor of Human Genetics at the University of Chicago. He was previously on the faculty at Duke University, where he was founding director of the university-wide Duke Institute for Genome Sciences&Policy from 2003 to 2014, the Nanaline H. Duke Professor of Genome Sciences, and the Arts&Sciences Professor of Biology&Genome Sciences.

    Table of Contents

    Introduction

    1. Chromosomal Basis of Heredity

    2. The Human Genome: Structure and Function of Genes and Chromosomes

    3. Tools of Human Molecular Genetics

    4. Principles of (Clinical) Cytogenetics

    5. Clinical Cytogenetics: Disorders of the Autosomes and the Sex Chromosomes

    6. Mechanisms of Inheritance part I: Mendelian (or Single-Gene) Patterns

    7. Mechanisms of Inheritance part II: Mitochondrial, Imprinted, and Multifactorial Patterns

    8. Genetic Variation in Individuals and Populations

    9. The Genetic Contribution to Disease: Locating and identifying Disease Genes

    10. Principles of Molecular Disease: Lessons from the Hemoglobinopathies

    11. The Molecular and Biochemical Basis of Genetic Disease

    12. The Treatment of Genetic Disease

    13. Developmental Disorders and Birth Defects (Leslie Biesecker)

    14. Genetics of Cancer

    15. Genetic Counseling and Risk Assessment

    16. Molecular Diagnostics

    17. Prenatal Diagnosis

    18. Genetics and Society

    Case Studies

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