Medicine » Medical Genetics

  • New Research Directions in DNA Repair
    New Research Directions in DNA Repair
    Editor Clark Chen
    ISBN 978-953-51-1114-6
    672 pages, May, 2013
    This book is intended for students and scientists working in the field of DNA repair. Select topics are presented here to illustrate novel concepts in DNA repair, the cross-talks between DNA repair and other fundamental cellular processes, and clini ...
  • Down Syndrome
    Down Syndrome
    Editor Subrata Kumar Dey
    ISBN 978-953-51-1036-1
    270 pages, March, 2013
    Down syndrome, the most cutting-edge book in the field congenital disorders. This book features up-to-date, well referenced research and review articles on Down syndrome. Research workers, scientists, medical graduates and pediatricians will find it ...
  • Novel Gene Therapy Approaches
    Novel Gene Therapy Approaches
    Editor Ming Wei and David Good
    ISBN 978-953-51-0966-2
    404 pages, February, 2013
    Gene therapy has the potential to be a tailor-made therapeutic with increased specificity and decreased side effects that can offer a "cure" for many disorders. The aim of this book is to provide up-to-date reviews of the rapidly growing field of ge ...
  • Genetic Disorders
    Genetic Disorders
    Editor Maria Puiu
    ISBN 978-953-51-0886-3
    352 pages, January, 2013
    Human genetics is the medical field with the most rapid progress. This book aims to provide an overview on some of the latest developments in several genetic diseases. It contains 14 chapters focused on various genetic disorders addressing epidemiolo ...
  • Studies in Population Genetics
    Studies in Population Genetics
    Editor M. Carmen Fusté
    ISBN 978-953-51-0588-6
    178 pages, August, 2012
    This book deals with central concepts in population genetics, describing the main evolutionary processes that influence the allele frequency distribution and change. The different chapters discuss topics such as population size and structure, migrati ...
  • Muscular Dystrophy
    Muscular Dystrophy
    Editor Madhuri Hegde and Arunkanth Ankala
    ISBN 978-953-51-0603-6
    554 pages, May, 2012
    With more than 30 different types and subtypes known and many more yet to be classified and characterized, muscular dystrophy is a highly heterogeneous group of inherited neuromuscular disorders. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the var ...
  • Male Infertility
    Male Infertility
    Editor Anu Bashamboo and Kenneth David McElreavey
    ISBN 978-953-51-0562-6
    204 pages, April, 2012
    Male infertility is a multifaceted disease where genetic, epigenetic and environmental factors all contribute to the development of the phenotype. In recent years, there has been an increasing concern about a decline in reproductive health, parallele ...
  • Point Mutation
    Point Mutation
    Editor Colin Logie
    ISBN 978-953-51-0331-8
    352 pages, March, 2012
    This book concerns the signatures left behind in chromosomes by the forces that drive DNA code evolution in the form of DNA nucleotide substitutions. Since the genetic code predetermines the molecular basis of life, it could have been about any aspec ...