Pharmacogenomics in Admixed Populations: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Pharmacogenomics in Admixed Populations

1st Edition

By Dr. G. Suarez-Kurtz

CRC Press

222 pages | 33 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781587063114
pub: 2007-08-03
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Ethnic specificity has become an integral part of research in the overlapping sciences of pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics in Admixed Populations was conceived to compile pharmacogenetic/-genomic (PGx) data from peoples of four continents: Africa, America, Asia and Oceania, where admixture and population stratification occurs in distinct patterns. The organization of this book was formed by a population PGx perspective: an initial review of the evolution of human genetic diversity leads into a series of chapters dealing with the population structure, and the PGx profiles, of various peoples selected on the basis of continents, countries or particular sub-groups within a continent or country.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI008000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / General