Females Are Mosaics: X Inactivation and Sex Differences in Disease

Publication Year: 2013

Edition: 2nd Ed.

Authors/Editor: Migeon, Barbara R.

Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)

ISBN: 978-0-19-992753-1

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This is the only book about the X chromosome as a key to female development and the role of X-related factors in the etiology of sex differences in human disease - and this new edition reflects research advances from the six years since the widely praised first edition.

Much has been written about the Y chromosome and its role in inducing maleness. This is the first book about the X chromosome as a key to female development and the role of X-related factors in the etiology of sex differences in human disease. New advances include knowledge of species differences in mammalian X inactivation processes and silencing of the inactive X chromosome.

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters
  • Additional figures and tables to clarify points and enhance the book as a teaching aid
  • Appendices with supplementary information about specific X-linked disorders

Details

Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Oxford University Press (OUP)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Migeon, Barbara R.
ISBN: 978-0-19-992753-1
Specialty:
Medical Genetics
Health Policy
Language: English
Edition: 2nd Ed.
Pages: 328
Year: 2013

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