Summary: This unique text explains the basics of the human genome: what it is, what it does, and its implications in health and disease. In seven clear and concise "Lectures," Dr. McConkey conveys the essentials of what we know about genes and gene expression, how mutations lead to simple and complex disorders, and how the rapid advance in our understanding of the human genome is impacting the practice of medicine. How the Human Genome Works will be useful for peopl ...show moree in the health sciences at all levels, from students to established professionals, who want to update their knowledge about human genetics without making a major time commitment. This brief book, which can be read in a few sittings, will provide you with a broad basic understanding of this complex topic. It is the ideal text for science, medical, and nursing students, practicing physicians and nurses, and all others who need a readable overview of human genetics. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 04
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