By G. Bradley Schaefer
A whole introductory textual content on the way to combine uncomplicated genetic ideas into the perform of medical medicine
Medical Genetics is the 1st textual content to target the standard software of genetic evaluate and its diagnostic, healing, and preventive implications in scientific perform. it truly is meant to be a textual content for you to use all through clinical tuition and refer again to while questions come up in the course of residency and, ultimately, perform. scientific Genetics is written as a story the place each one bankruptcy builds upon the root laid by way of past ones. Chapters can be used as stand-alone studying aids for particular issues. Taken as an entire, this well timed booklet supplies a whole evaluation of genetics in drugs. you can find in-depth, professional insurance of such key subject matters as:
- The constitution and serve as of genes
- Mendelian inheritance
- Genetic checking out and screening
- Genetic therapies
- problems of organelles
- Key genetic ailments, problems, and syndromes
Each bankruptcy of scientific Genetics is logically equipped into 3 sections:
1. heritage and structures – comprises the elemental genetic rules had to comprehend the scientific application
2. clinical Genetics – includes all of the pertinent info essential to construct a powerful wisdom base for being winning on each step of the USMLE
3. Case examine program – contains case learn examples to demonstrate how simple ideas practice to real-world patent care
Today, with each element of future health care supply requiring a operating wisdom of center genetic ideas, scientific Genetics is a real must-read for each clinician.
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Both classes of nucleic acid have four different nitrogenous bases, two purines and two pyrimidines. The sequence of nitrogenous bases gives these molecules their coding capability. Figure 1-4. Components of DNA and RNA nucleotides. Deoxyribose sugar differs from ribose in the absence of oxygen (“deoxy”) on the 2′carbon. Adenine, guanine, and cytosine are found in both DNA and RNA, but uracil replaces thymine in RNA. (Reprinted with permission from Brooker RJ: Genetics: Analysis and Principles, 3rd ed.
Figure 1-5. Nucleotides of DNA and RNA. The atoms shown in red are removed when nucleotides are linked together by phosphodiester bonds to form a single strand. (Reprinted with permission from Brooker RJ: Genetics: Analysis and Principles, 3rd ed. ) Figure 1-6. A single strand of deoxyribose nucleotides. A phosphodiester bond joins the 3′ carbon of one nucleotide to the phosphate group of the next nucleotide. During synthesis, nucleotides are added at the 3′ end, as shown by the direction of the arrow.
Medical Genetics by G. Bradley Schaefer