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Main Title Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine /
Author Nussbaum, Robert L.,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
McInnes, Roderick R.
Willard, Huntington F.
Thompson, Margaret WThompson & Thompson genetics in medicine.
Publisher W.B. Saunders,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 45952159
ISBN 0721669026; 9780721669021
Subjects Medical genetics ; Genetics, Medical ; Medische genetica ; Gâenâetique mâedicale ; Gâenome humain ; Gâenâetique molâeculaire humaine ; Humangenetik ; Medical genetics
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RB155.T52 2001 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/31/2014
Edition 6th ed.
Collation xi, 444 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.
Rev. ed. of: Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine / Margaret W. Thompson, Roderick R. McInnes, Huntington F. Willard. 5th ed. c1991. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Chromosomal basis of heredity -- Human genome: structure and function of genes and chromosomes -- Tools of human molecular genetics -- Patterns of single-gene inheritance -- Genetic variation in individuals: mutation and polymorphism -- Genetic variation in populations -- Gene mapping and the Human Genome Project -- Principles of clinical cytogenetics -- Clinical cytogenetics: disorders of the autosomes and the sex chromosomes -- Clinical case studies illustrating genetic principles -- Priniciples of molecular disease: lessons from the hemoglobinopathies -- Molecular and biochemical basis of genetic disease -- Treatment of genetic disease -- Genetics of the immune system -- Genetics of disorders with complex inheritance -- Genetics and cancer -- Genetic aspects of development -- Prenatal diagnosis -- Genetic counseling and risk assessment -- Genetics and society.