Journals Higher Education



Published: 19 November 2010

230 Pages | 107 color illustrations

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199594610

Bookseller Code (05)

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Medical Genetics

First Edition

Ian D Young

  • Widely-praised writing style makes this often-daunting subject truly accessible to the reader.
  • Over 150 colour illustrations demonstrate important principles and commonly encountered genetic disorders.
  • Brief reviews of major landmark publications provide an historical context for more contemporary developments.
  • Clinically-related vignettes cover controversial issues, such as gene patenting and the UK Biobank.
  • Case histories and brief biographies of famous figures from history and the arts tell the reader about those who have suffered from, and successfully coped with, a genetic disorder.

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