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The principles of clinical cytogenetics

Author: Steven L Gersen; Martha B Keagle
Publisher: New York : Springer, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
In this thoroughly revised and expanded third edition of the highly praised classic, The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics, a panel of hands-on experts update their descriptions of the basic concepts and interpretations involved in chromosome analysis to include the many advances that have occurred in the field. Among the highlights are a full chapter devoted to advances in chromosome microarray, soon to become a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Gersen, Steven L.
Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics.
Dordrecht : Springer, ©2013
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steven L Gersen; Martha B Keagle
ISBN: 9781441916884 1441916881 1441916873 9781441916877
OCLC Number: 836407073
Description: 1 online resource (561 pages)
Contents: Part I. Basic Concepts and Background. History of Clinical Cytogenetics / Steven L. Gersen --
DNA, Chromosomes, and Cell Division / Martha B. Keagle --
Human Chromosome Nomenclature: An Overview and Definition of Terms / Marilyn L. Slovak, Aaron Theisen, Lisa G. Shaffer --
Part II. Examining and Analyzing Chromosomes. Basic Cytogenetics Laboratory Procedures / Martha B. Keagle, Steven L. Gersen --
The Essentials of Light Microscopy / Nathan S. Claxton, Stephen T. Ross --
Quality Control and Quality Assurance / Martha B. Keagle --
Instrumentation in the Cytogenetics Laboratory / Steven L. Gersen --
Part III. Clinical Cytogenetics. Autosomal Aneuploidy / Jin-Chen C. Wang --
Structural Chromosome Rearrangements / Kathleen Kaiser-Rogers, Kathleen W. Rao --
Sex Chromosomes, Sex Chromosome Disorders, and Disorders of Sex Development / Cynthia M. Powell --
The Cytogenetics of Infertility / Linda Marie Randolph --
Prenatal Cytogenetics / Linda Marie Randolph --
The Cytogenetics of Spontaneous Abortion / Solveig M.V. Pflueger, --
Chromosome Instability / Xiao-Xiang Zhang, --
Part IV. Cancer Cytogenetics. The Cytogenetics of Hematologic Neoplasms / Aurelia Meloni-Ehrig --
The Cytogenetics of Solid Tumors / Linda D. Cooley, Kathleen S. Wilson --
Part V. Adjunct Technologies --
Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH) / Daynna J. Wolff --
Microarray-Based Cytogenetics / Lisa G. Shaffer --
Part VI. Beyond Chromosomes. Fragile X--A Family of Disorders: Changing Phenotype and Molecular Genetics / Elaine B. Spector --
Genomic Imprinting and Uniparental Disomy / Jin-Chen C. Wang --
Genetic Counseling / Sarah Hutchings Clark.
Responsibility: Steven L. Gersen, Martha B. Keagle, editors.


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