Basic Concepts in Medical Genetics: A Student's Survival Guide

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Marshall Horwitz
McGraw-Hill, Health Professions Division, Jan 1, 2000 - Medical - 149 pages
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An easy-to-understand, detail-by-detail explanation of basic Mendelian Genetics. Ideal for first- and second-year medical students, pediatric and ob/gyn clerks, advanced undergraduates, and genetic counseling graduate students. Key concepts are illustrated with clinical examples frequently encountered in courses in genetics and medical genetics, such as cystic fibrosis, Down's Syndrome, Neurofibromatosis, familial breast cancer, hereditary colon cancer, Becker Muscular Dystrophy, and sickle cell disease. Features special sections on prenatal genetics and common and cancer mutations.

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Contents

Introduction
1
Mendelian Inheritance
12
Mutation
46
Copyright

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About the author (2000)

Horwitz is in the Division of Medical Genetics at the University of Washington School of Medicine.

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