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Emery's Elements of Medical Genetics

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ISBN-10: 0443100454

ISBN-13: 9780443100451

Edition: 12th 2005 (Revised)

Authors: Peter D. Turnpenny, Sian Ellard

List price: $58.95
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This highly popular textbook of medical genetics covers both the scientific basis and clinical applications of genetics. It remains well written and easy to understandtwo of its key strengths for 35 years. For this new edition, the content has been thoroughly updated to keep abreast of this fast-changing area, including molecular genetics, DNA technology, and ethics. It also features a new self-testing section, new clinical examples, and updated and improved clinical photographs. The smart way to study! Elsevier titles with STUDENT CONSULT will help you master difficult concepts and study more efficiently in print and online! Perform rapid searches. Integrate bonus content from other…    
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Book details

List price: $58.95
Edition: 12th
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: Elsevier - Health Sciences Division
Publication date: 12/28/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 8.75" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.992

Principles of Human Genetics
The history and impact of genetics in medicine
The cellular and molecular basis of inheritance
Chromosomes and cell division
DNA technology and applications
Developmental genetics
Patterns of inheritance
Mathematical and population genetics
Polygenic and multifactorial inheritance
Genetics in Medicine
Haemaoglobin and the haemoglobinopathies
Biochemical genetics
Pharmacogenetics
Immunogenetics
The genetics of cancer
Genetic factors in common diseases
Genetics and congenital abnormalities
Clinical Genetics
Genetic counseling
Chromosome disorders
Single gene disorders
Carrier detection and presymptomatic diagnosis
Risk calculation
Prenatal diagnosis of genetic disease
Population screening and community genetics
The human genome project, treatment of genetic disease and gene therapy
Ethical issues in medical genetics
Appendix: Advice on using the Internet for further genetics research
Glossary