Genes and Disease
Publisher: NCBI 2008
Number of pages: 253
Genes and Disease is a collection of articles that discuss genes and the diseases that they cause. These genetic disorders are organized by the parts of the body that they affect. As some diseases affect various body systems, they appear in more than one chapter. With each genetic disorder, the underlying mutation(s) is discussed, along with clinical features and links to key websites. You can browse through the articles online, and you can also download a printable file (PDF) of each chapter.
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by Laura Dean, Johanna McEntyre - NCBI
Guide to the variations in our DNA that influences our risk of developing diabetes. The book introduces the reader to what diabetes is and how it develops. Written for anyone interested in science, patients with diabetes, physicians, students, etc.
by Chunsheng Kang - InTech
The aim of this book is to cover key aspects of existing problems in the field of development and future perspectives in gene therapy. Contributions consist of basic and translational research, as well as clinical experiences.
by Nicole Exe, et al. - Genetic Alliance
Here is a collection of incredible stories: the stories of men, women, and children who have suffered from uncertainty, misdiagnosis, a lack of options and, in some cases, tragic loss. They offer us a window into the world of diagnostic odyssey...
- National Academies Press
This volume considers important questions about the human application of genome editing: balancing potential benefits with unintended risks, governing the use of genome editing, incorporating societal values into clinical applications, etc.