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Bruce R. Korf is Wayne H. and Sara Crews Finley Chair in Medical Genetics, Professor and Chair, Department of Genetics, and Director, Heflin Center for Genomic Sciences, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham
Mira B. Irons is Park Gerald Chair in Genetics and Associate Chief, Division of Genetics, at the Children’s Hospital Boston, and Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School
Table of Contents
PART ONE: BASIC PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN GENETICS
1 DNA Structure and Function
2 Genetic Variation
3 Patterns of Inheritance
4 The Human Genome
5 Multifactorial Inheritance
6 Cell Division and Chromosomes
7 Population Genetics
8 Cancer Genetics
PART TWO: GENETICS AND GENOMICS IN MEDICAL PRACTICE
9 Chromosome Translocation
10 Molecular Diagnosis
11 Newborn Screening
12 Developmental Genetics
13 Carrier Screening
14 Genetic Risk Assessment
15 Genetic Testing for Risk of Cancer
17 Treatment of Genetic Disorders
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