Analysis of Multifactorial Diseases  book cover
1st Edition

Analysis of Multifactorial Diseases

Edited By

D T Bishop


Pak Sham

  • This format cannot be shipped to your selected country.
ISBN 9781859961131
Published September 1, 2000 by Garland Science
368 Pages

FREE Standard Shipping

Prices & shipping based on shipping country


Book Description

Analysis of Multifactorial Diseases examines the evidence of genetic factors that increase susceptibility to a range of complex diseases and describes the approaches taken to identify these genes. It reviews the successes and failures and examines whether there are any general conclusions to be drawn from this current range of approaches.

Table of Contents

1. Principles of Molecular Genetics. 2. Methods for Mapping Complex Disesases. 3. The design of Studies for Investigating Linkage and Association. 4. Genetic Susceptibility to Common Cancers: A Model for Genetics of a Complex Trait. 5. Genetic Epidemiology of Alzheimer's Disease. 6. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Maturity-onset Diabetes of th Young. 7. Type 1 Diabetes. 8. Bipolar Disorder. 9.Schizophrenia. 10. Atopy and Asthma. 11. Rheumatoid Arthritis. 12. Genes and Environment in Eating Disorders and Obesity.

View More