Molecular Genetic Medicine: Volume 2 by Theodore Friedmann

By Theodore Friedmann

Molecular Genetic drugs, quantity II, summarizes growth in different of an important parts of contemporary molecular genetics and drugs. The chapters take care of historical and customary genetic illnesses, a brand new infectious affliction that threatens to develop into a world-wide scourge for all of humanity, and of crucial and nonetheless poorly understood factors of psychological retardation. the typical thread winding via those separate tales is the outstanding illumination of a majority of these problems by means of glossy molecular genetic experiences.
The ebook opens with a bankruptcy at the background of the molecular method of the thalassemias, one of the most typical and critical of all human genetic illnesses. Separate chapters stick with overlaying the historical past and present kingdom of the delicate X syndrome; the mechanisms of hepatitis B viral gene expression, its relation to liver melanoma, and its prevention; and molecular genetics of Down syndrome. next chapters take care of mammalian X chromosome inactivation; using the human hprt locus as a version procedure for interpreting mutation in human cells in vivo; and the regulatory genes and elements that govern virus replication of HIV-1.

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