Publication Year: 2008
Authors/Editor: Epstein, Charles J.; Erickson, Robert P.; Wynshaw-Boris, Anthony
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Doody's Star Rating®:Score: 96
The definitive work on genetically caused abnormalities of human development. Despite the explosion in genetic advances, the causes of two-thirds of all birth defects remain unknown.
Despite the explosion in genetic advances, the causes of two-thirds of all birth defects remain unknown. However, we are on the brink of a revolution in this area, and this book is at the forefront.
It is the first book to connect the disease-causing gene to its biochemical pathway and to the structural/functional disorder. Mutations of the gene, the clinical picture, genetic counselling and prognosis, and any known treatments are discussed.