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Young: Medical Genetics

Case Celebres

The author has written some additional case histories of famous figures to supplement those that are in the book.
  • Chapter 1

    Gene structure and function - Ivar the Boneless

  • Chapter 5

    Identifying genes for Mendelian diseases - Niccolò Paganini

  • Chapter 6

    Polygenic inheritance and complex diseases - Chang and Eng

  • Chapter 7

    Genes and populations - John Dalton & Reverend Dr William Spooner

  • Chapter 9

    Genes and development - The Thalidomide Tragedy

  • Chapter 12

    Genes and drugs and treatment - Queen Victoria

  • Chapter 14

    Applied clinical genetics - Sex selection