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Published: 06 August 2009

504 Pages | 190 illustrations


ISBN: 9780199227709

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Chapter 1

Human Genetic Diversity

Functional Consequences for Health and Disease

Julian C. Knight

  • Provides a concise, authoritative overview of human genetic diversity
  • Describes the insights that human genetics have brought to an understanding of human evolution and history
  • Focuses on the implications of human genetic diversity for disease susceptibility and treatment
  • Includes case studies e.g. HIV AIDS, Crohn's disease, asthma and type 1 diabetes
  • Examines the emerging field of pharmacogenomics and individualised medicine

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