Analysis of Multifactorial Diseases
Multifactorial or complex diseases are those characterized by increased risks within families, caused by more than one gene, and which predominantly have a tremendous impact on morbidity and mortality in the general public. Examples of multifactorial diseases include: common cancers - breast, bowel, ovary etc.: Alzheimer's; epilepsy; diabetes; multiple sclerosis; schizophrenia and manic depression; asthma; rheumatoid arthritis etc.
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- 03 Mar 2009
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
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Table of contents
Principles of Molecular Genetics, G. Taylor.
Methods for Mapping Complex Disease Traits, G.M. Lathrop.
The Design of Studies for Investigating Linkage and Association, J.P. Rice, N.L. Saccone and B.K. Suarez.
Genetic Susceptibility to Common Cancers: A Model for Genetics of a Complex Trait, D.E. Goldgar.
Genetic Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease, G. Roks and C.M. van Duijn.
Molecular Genetic Studies of the Idiopathic Epilepsies, A. Makoff, L. Nashef and P. Asherson.
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Maturity-onset Diabetes of the Young, R.L. Hanson and W.C. Knowler.
Type 1 Diabetes, L.L. Field.
Bipolar Disorder, N. Craddock and I. Jones.
Schizophrenia, M.J. Owen, N.M. Williams and M.C. O'Donovan.
Atopsy and Asthma, L.J. Palmer and W.O.C.M. Cookson.
Rheumatoid Arthritis, J.H. Barrett and S. John.
Genes and Environment in Eating Disorders and Obesity, D.A. Collier and J. Treasure.
Depression and Anxiety, J. Moore, G.S. Malhi and P. McGuffin.
Genetic Strategies for Common Complex Disorders: Ischemic Heart Disease as an Example, S.E. Humphries.
Overview, P. Sham and T. Bishop.