Molecular Medicine

Molecular Medicine : Genomics to Personalized Healthcare

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Molecular medicine is the application of gene or DNA based knowledge to the modern practice of medicine. This book provides contemporary insights into how the genetic revolution is influencing medical thinking and practice on a broad front including clinical medicine, innovative therapies and forensic medicine.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 188 x 236.2 x 22.9mm | 725.76g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0126990573
  • 9780126990577
  • 1,536,109

Table of contents

History of molecular medicine
DNA, RNA, genes and chromosomes
Mendelian genetic traits
Complex genetic traits
Genomics, proteomics, and bioinformatics
Genetic and cellular therapies
Reproduction and development
Infectious diseases
Forensic medicine and science
Ethical, legal, and social issues
Appendix - molecular technology
Glossary and abbreviations
Index
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Review quote

"This is a high quality book with excellent art work that contributes significantly to the understanding of the text."
- DOODY'S - 3 Stars(2005)


"The text, with its thorough multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary perspectives, provides an excellent resource for students and professionals..."
- CLINICAL INFECTIOUS DISEASES (January 2005)

"...a useful and compact introductory reference."
- Marshall Lichtman, University of Rochester Medical Center (2005)
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