Principles of Clinical Genetics

Principles of Clinical Genetics

By: Yogesh Ashok Sontakke (author)Paperback

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This book is a practical guide to the field of genetics for undergraduate medical students. Beginning with a general overview, the following sections guide students through topics such as chromosomes, DNA structure, inheritance patterns, and metabolism, to cancer genetics, gene therapy and stem cell therapy. The text is enhanced by flow charts and illustrations and most sections feature questions to assist understanding and revision. The book concludes with ten annexures covering exam-related topics such as DNA fingerprinting, twins, immunogenetics, cloning, and more. A free poster summarising key facts of clinical genetics is provided with the book. Key points Practical guide to genetics for undergraduate medical students Each chapter features questions to assist revision Ten annexures cover exam-related topics Includes free poster summarising key facts of clinical genetics

About Author

Yogesh Ashok Sontakke MBBS MD Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, India


Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Chromosomes Chapter 3 Cytogenetics Chapter 4 Chromosomal Aberration Chapter 5 Structure of DNA and RNA Chapter 6 Laws of Inheritance Chapter 7 Patterns of Inheritance Chapter 8 Inborn Errors of Metabolism Chapter 9 Dermatoglyphics Chapter 10 Cancer Genetics Chapter 11 Prenatal Diagnosis Chapter 12 Gene Therapy Chapter 13 Stem Cell Therapy Chapter 14 Genetic Counseling ANNEXURES Annexure 1 Polymerase Chain Reaction Annexure 2 Recombinant DNA Technology Annexure 3 DNA Fingerprinting or Profiling Annexure 4 Developmental Genetics Annexure 5 SRY Gene Annexure 6 Hydatidiform Mole Annexure 7 Blood Group Genetics Annexure 8 Immunogenetics Annexure 9 Twins Annexure 10 Cloning Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789352701889
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 136
  • ID: 9789352701889
  • weight: 200
  • ISBN10: 9352701887

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