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Molecular Genetics in Medicine: Advances, Applications, and Ethical Implications

D. F. Roberts

Molecular Genetics in Medicine: Advances, Applications, and Ethical Implications

Proceedings of the Twenty-Sixth Annual Symposium of the Galton in

by D. F. Roberts

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Medical Ethics,
  • Congresses,
  • Ethics, Medical,
  • Medical Genetics,
  • Molecular genetics,
  • Moral and ethical aspects,
  • Science/Mathematics

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsRobert Chester (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10385089M
    ISBN 100312061331
    ISBN 109780312061333

      Developments in the field of molecular genetics are changing the future of veterinary medicine. Genetic manipulations will treat hereditary pet illnesses, create new pharmaceuticals, and breed different species. These scientific breakthroughs don’t merely treat symptoms of diseases; they target problems at a cellular level. General genetic testing issues as applied to pharmacogenomics. There are multiple ethical issues in genetic testing for disease markers that may well carry over into pharmacogenomics-based treatment. We have reviewed these issues elsewhere, 35 and will only touch upon them here.

    The amazing power of CRISPR-Cas9 gene editing tools and other related technologies has impacted all areas of biology today. It has also raised ethical concerns, particularly with regard to the possibility of generating heritable changes in the human genome – so-called germline gene editing. Although technical and safety issues suggest that this approach is far from clinical application, gene. Friedmann, Theodore, MOLECULAR GENETIC MEDICINE, VOLUME 3, Academic Press, Inc., ISBN book subject: molecular genetics grades(s): adult, professional GENETIC COUNSELING GLOSSARY SPANISH TRANSLATION OF ENGLISH TERMS, Center for Human and Molecular Genetics, book subject: genetic counseling, spanish terms.

    However, rapid advances in the field now offer much promise (and some potential pitfalls) for future educational practice. This encyclopedic text is an essential read for anyone who wants to understand the promise of genetics for education, the possible policy implications, and the ethical . DNA sequencing methods developed by Frederick Sanger paved the way for sequencing the whole genome of human beings. Sanger's sequencing technology made it possible to map out the genes on chromosomes by fragmenting DNA and identifying the sequence of .


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Molecular Genetics in Medicine: Advances, Applications, and Ethical Implications by D. F. Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

About this book A report of the proceedings of the Galton Institute's symposium which explored ethical, legal, political and psychological problems arising within advances in molecular genetics. It concentrates on the applications of molecular genetic techniques in clinical genetics.

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