Mutations in Human Genetic Disease
by David N. Cooper, Jian-Min Chen
Publisher: InTech 2012
Number of pages: 294
In this volume, a number of different authors from diverse backgrounds describe how the nature, location and frequency of different types of mutation causing inherited disease are shaped in large part, and often in remarkably predictable ways, by the local DNA sequence environment.
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by Gregory Carey - Sage Publications
This book is for students in the behavioral sciences who need to understand genetics, but who have little training in biology. The text provides the basic biology which is essential for genetics and an overview of the principles of genetics.
by Marcus Pembrey - Progress Educational Trust
This booklet is a basic introduction to the role of genetics and epigenetics in diseases. It begins by examining conditions where there is a single faulty gene to blame, and moves on to diseases where there are likely to be many contributing factors.
by David Heyd - University of California Press
Unprecedented advances in medicine, genetic engineering, and demographic forecasting raise new questions that strain the categories and assumptions of traditional ethical theories. Heyd's approach resolves many paradoxes in intergenerational justice.
- Genetic Alliance
The purpose of this manual is to provide an educational genetics resource for individuals, families, and health professionals. The manual begins with a basic introduction to genetics concepts, followed by a description of genetic tests.