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Clinical Genetics / Edition 3

Clinical Genetics / Edition 3

by Helen M. Kingston


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This ABC is a concise, highly illustrated introduction to genetic mechanisms involved in inherited disorders. The new edition has been extensively updated with new and revised chapters to encompass rapid advances in the field. Basic genetic concepts are explained along with the application of new technologies in clinical practice. Information on relevant web sites are also included along with recommended texts for further reading.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780727916273
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2002
Series: ABC Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 120
Product dimensions: 8.70(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.31(d)

Table of Contents

Clinical genetic services.

Genetic assessment.

Genetic counselling.

Chromosome analysis.

Chromosomal disorders.

Mendelian inheritance.

Unusual inheritance mechanisms.

Estimation of risk.

Detection of carriers.

Single gene disorders.

Genetics of cancer.

Genetics of common disorders.

Dysmorphology and teratogenesis.

Prenatal diagnosis.

DNA structure and gene expression.

Gene mapping and molecular pathology.

Techniques of DNA analysis.

Molecular analysis of mendelian disorders.

Treatment of genetic disorders

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