Molecular Genetic Approaches to Neuropsychiatric Diseases

Molecular Genetic Approaches to Neuropsychiatric Diseases

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This text reviews recent advances in our understanding of the molecular foundations of neurological diseases. It discusses current work in the context of classical Mendelian genetics in a manner which aims to be accessible to both students and professionals. The contributors examine molecular techniques used to study genetic disease, as well as animal models and human genome mapping. Separate chapters review schizophrenia and Alzheimer's disease, neuromuscular diseases, mental retardation and metabolic diseases.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 171.45 x 230 x 31.75mm | 835g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0121357902
  • 9780121357900

Table of contents

Molecular genetics of metabolic diseases; molecular genetics of neuromuscular diseases; molecular genetics of neoplastic and viral diseases of nervous tissue; molecular genetics of Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia; molecular genetics of mental retardation; animal models.
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