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Editors: Richard A. Firthel
Book Description:
Medical Genetics is the application of genetics to medicine. Medical genetics is broad and varied and encompasses many different individual fields, including clinical genetics, biochemical genetics, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, the genetics of common diseases (such as neural tube defects), and genetic counseling. Each of the individual fields within medical genetics is a hybrid. Clinical genetics is a hybrid of clinical medicine with genetics. Biochemical genetics is a hybrid of biochemistry, mainly the biochemistry of amino acids and proteins, with genetics. Molecular genetics is a hybrid of the biochemistry of DNA and RNA with genetics. Cytogenetics is a hybrid of cytology and genetics; it involves the study of chromosomes under the microscope. And genetic counseling is a hybrid of genetics with nondirectional counseling. This new book presents leading-edge research on medical genetics as well as on Down's syndrome.

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Preface

Chapter I.- From Nonsyndromic X-Linked Mental Retardation (MRX) Diseases to Discovery Genes for Cognitive Circuitry in Humans;
pp. 1-49
(Maria Giuseppina Miano, Carmela Laperuta and Matilde Valeria Ursini, Institute of Genetics and Biophysics "Adriano Buzzati Traverso", Italy)

Chapter II.- Progress in the Clinical and Molecular Genetics of Neurofibromatosis Type 1; pp. 51-88
(Cagatay Oktenli, Gulhane Military Medical Academy, Turkey, and Meena Upadhyaya, Institute of Medical Genetics, U.K.)

Chapter III.- Autoimmune-Related Disorders in Children and Infants with Down Syndrome; pp. 89-100
(Shlomit Shalitin, Tel Aviv University, Israel)

Chapter IV.- The Role of Donepezil in the Treatment of Dementia in Alzheimer's Disease in Adults with Down Syndrome; pp. 101-124
(V.P. Prasher, King's College London, U.K.)

Chapter V.- Material Alkaline Phosphatase in Down's Syndrome Pregnancy; pp. 124-136
(Jean Grozdea, Henri Vergnes et al., Laboratoire d'Enzyologie, France)

Chapter VI.- Fragile Sites on Medical Genetics; pp. 137-165
(Nadide Nilufer Karadeniz, Zubeyde Hanim Maternity Hospital, Ankara)

Chapter VII.- Recent Advances in Molecular Diagnostics and Surgical Treatment of Treacher Collins Syndrome; pp. 167-180
(Bozena Marszalek, Piotr Wojcicki et al., University of Medical Sciences, Poznan)

Index.

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2007
   ISBN: 1-60021-347-2
   Status: AV
  
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