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Author Nussbaum, Robert L., 1950- author.

Title Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine / Robert L. Nussbaum, Roderick R. McInnes, Huntington F. Willard, Ada Hamosh.

Published Philadelphia, PA : Elsevier, [2016]


Location Call No. Status
Edition Eighth edition.
Physical description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Series Studentconsult
Notes Preceded by: Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine / Robert L. Nussbaum, Roderick R. McInnes, Huntington F. Willard, ©2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Introduction to the human genome -- The human genome: gene structure and function -- Human genetic diversity: mutation and polymorphism -- Principles of clinical cytogenetics and genome analysis -- The chromosomal and genomic basis of disease: disorders of the autosomes and sex chromosomes -- Patterns of single-gene inheritance -- Complex inheritance of common multifactorial disorders -- Genetic variation in populations -- Identifying the genetic basis for human disease -- The molecular basis of genetic disease : general principles and lessons from the hemoglobinopathies -- The molecular, biochemical, and cellular basis of genetic disease -- The treatment of genetic disease -- Developmental genetics and birth defects -- Cancer genetics and genomics -- Risk assessment and genetic counseling -- Prenatal diagnosis and screening -- Application of genomics to medicine and personalized health care -- Ethical and social issues in genetics and genomics.
Summary Updated to reflect the newest changes in genetics, Thompson & Thompson's Genetics in Medicine returns as one of the most favored texts in this fascinating and rapidly evolving field. By integrating the classic principles of human genetics with modern molecular genetics, this medical reference book utilizes a variety of learning tools to help you understand a wide range of genetic disorders.
Other author McInnes, Roderick R., author.
Willard, Huntington F., author.
Hamosh, Ada, author.
Preceded by: Nussbaum, Robert L., 1950- Thompson & Thompson genetics in medicine. 7th ed. ©2007.
Subject Medical genetics.
Electronic books.
Variant Title Thompson and Thompson genetics in medicine
Genetics in medicine
ISBN 9781437706963 (alk. paper)
1437706967 (alk. paper)