By Jack J. Pasternak
An creation to Human Molecular Genetics
Jack J. Pasternak
the second one version of this across the world acclaimed textual content expands its assurance of the molecular genetics of inherited human illnesses with the newest study findings and discoveries. utilizing a distinct, systems-based process, the textual content deals readers an intensive rationalization of the gene discovery approach and the way faulty genes are associated with inherited affliction states in significant organ and tissue structures. all of the most recent advancements in sensible genomics, proteomics, and microarray know-how were completely integrated into the text.
the 1st a part of the textual content introduces readers to the basics of cytogenetics and Mendelian genetics. subsequent, ideas and techniques for gene manipulation, mapping, and isolation are tested. Readers will relatively get pleasure from the text's really thorough and transparent rationalization of genetic mapping. the ultimate half positive factors distinctive assurance of the molecular genetics of designated organic structures, overlaying muscle, neurological, eye, melanoma, and mitochondrial issues. in the course of the textual content, priceless figures and diagrams illustrate and make clear complicated material.
Readers accustomed to the 1st version will realize the text's similar lucid and fascinating sort, and may discover a wealth of recent and accelerated fabric that brings them absolutely modern with a present figuring out of the sector, including:
* New chapters on complicated genetic problems, genomic imprinting, and human inhabitants genetics
* multiplied and entirely revised part on medical genetics, masking diagnostic checking out, molecular screening, and numerous treatments
this article is focused at upper-level undergraduate scholars, graduate scholars, and scientific scholars. it's also a good reference for researchers and physicians who desire a clinically proper reference for the molecular genetics of inherited human diseases.Content:
Chapter 1 figuring out Human sickness (pages 1–18):
Chapter 2 The Genetic approach: Chromosomes (pages 19–36):
Chapter three The Genetic procedure: Mendel's legislation of Inheritance and Genetic Linkage (pages 37–74):
Chapter four The Molecular Biology of the Gene (pages 75–106):
Chapter five Recombinant DNA know-how (pages 107–152):
Chapter 6 Genetic and actual Mapping of the Human Genome (pages 153–188):
Chapter 7 researching Human sickness Genes (pages 189–202):
Chapter eight Bioinformatics: Genomics, practical Genomics, and Proteomics (pages 203–228):
Chapter nine Human inhabitants Genetics (pages 229–294):
Chapter 10 Molecular Genetics of complicated issues (pages 295–331):
Chapter eleven Genomic Imprinting: An Epigenetic amendment (pages 333–348):
Chapter 12 Molecular Genetics of Mitochondrial problems (pages 349–368):
Chapter thirteen Molecular Genetics of Muscle problems (pages 369–392):
Chapter 14 Molecular Genetics of Neurological problems (pages 393–437):
Chapter 15 Molecular Genetics of the attention (pages 439–470):
Chapter sixteen Molecular Genetics of melanoma Syndromes (pages 471–516):
Chapter 17 Counseling, Diagnostic checking out, and administration of Genetic problems (pages 517–556):
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An Introduction to Human Molecular Genetics: Mechanisms of Inherited Diseases, Second Edition by Jack J. Pasternak