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Genetics & Inherited Conditions

Table of Contents

Aarskog syndrome



ABO blood group system



Achondroplasia



Adrenoleukodystrophy



Adrenomyelopathy



Agammaglobulinemia



Aggression



Aging



Alagille syndrome



Albinism



Alcoholism



Alexander disease



Alkaptonuria



Allergies



Alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency



Alport syndrome



Altruism



Alzheimer’s disease



Amniocentesis



Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis



Ancient DNA



Andersen’s disease



Androgen insensitivity syndrome



Animal cloning



Aniridia



Ankylosing spondylitis



Anthrax



Antibodies



Antisense RNA



APC gene testing



Apert syndrome



Archaea



Arnold-Chiari syndrome



Artificial selection



Asthma



Ataxia telangiectasia



Atherosclerosis



Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)



Autism



Autoimmune disorders



Autoimmune polyglandular syndrome



Bacterial genetics and cell structure



Bacterial resistance and super bacteria



Barlow’s syndrome



Bartter syndrome



Batten disease



Beckwith-Wiedemann syndrome



Behavior



Best disease



Biochemical mutations



Bioethics



Biofertilizers



Bioinformatics



Biological clocks



Biological determinism



Biological weapons



Biopesticides



Biopharmaceuticals



Bipolar affective disorder



Bloom syndrome



Blotting: Southern, Northern, and Western



Brachydactyly



BRAF gene



BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes



Breast cancer



Burkitt’s lymphoma



Canavan disease



Cancer



Cardiomyopathy



Carpenter syndrome



cDNA libraries



Celiac disease



Cell culture: Animal cells



Cell culture: Plant cells



Cell cycle



Cell division



Central dogma of molecular biology



Cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis



Charcot-Marie-Tooth syndrome



Chediak-Higashi syndrome



Chemical mutagens



Chloroplast genes



Cholera



Chorionic villus sampling



Choroideremia



Chromatin packaging



Chromosome mutation



Chromosome structure



Chromosome theory of heredity



Chromosome walking and jumping



Chronic granulomatous disease



Chronic myeloid leukemia



Classical transmission genetics



Cleft lip and palate



Cloning



Cloning: Ethical issues



Cloning vectors



Cockayne syndrome



Colon cancer



Color blindness



Complementation testing



Complete dominance



Congenital adrenal hyperplasia



Congenital defects



Congenital hypothyroidism



Congenital muscular dystrophy



Consanguinity and genetic disease



Corneal dystrophies



Cornelia de Lange syndrome



Cowden syndrome



Cri du chat syndrome



Criminality



Crohn disease



Crouzon syndrome



Cystic fibrosis



Cytokinesis



Dandy-Walker syndrome



Deafness



Depression



Developmental genetics



Diabetes



Diabetes insipidus



Diastrophic dysplasia



DiGeorge syndrome



Dihybrid inheritance



DNA fingerprinting



DNA isolation



DNA repair



DNA replication



DNA sequencing technology



DNA structure and function



Down syndrome



DPC4 gene testing



Duchenne muscular dystrophy



Dwarfism



Dyslexia



Edwards syndrome



Ellis-van Creveld syndrome



Emerging and reemerging infectious diseases



Epidermolytic hyperkeratosis



Epilepsy



Epistasis



Essential tremor



Eugenics



Eugenics: Nazi Germany



Evolutionary biology



Extrachromosomal inheritance



Fabry disease



Familial adenomatous polyposis



Familial Mediterranean fever



Fanconi anemia



Farber disease



Fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva



Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH)



Forbes disease



Forensic genetics



Fragile X syndrome



Friedreich ataxia



Galactokinase deficiency



Galactosemia



Gaucher disease



Gel electrophoresis



Gender identity



Gene families



Gene regulation: Bacteria



Gene regulation: Eukaryotes



Gene regulation: Lac operon



Gene regulation: Viruses



Gene therapy



Gene therapy: Ethical and economic issues



Genetic code



Genetic code, cracking of



Genetic counseling



Genetic engineering



Genetic engineering: Agricultural applications



Genetic engineering: Historical development



Genetic engineering: Industrial applications



Genetic engineering: Medical applications



Genetic engineering: Risks



Genetic engineering: Social and ethical issues



Genetic load



Genetic screening



Genetic testing



Genetic testing: Ethical and economic issues



Genetically modified foods



Genetics: Historical development



Genetics in television and films



Genome size



Genomic libraries



Genomic medicine



Genomics



Gilbert’s syndrome



Glaucoma



Glucose galactose malabsorption



Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency



Glycogen storage diseases



Gm1-gangliosidosis



Graves’ disease



Gyrate atrophy of the choroid and retina



Hardy-Weinberg law



Harvey ras oncogene



Heart disease



Hemochromatosis



Hemophilia



Hereditary diffuse gastric cancer



Hereditary diseases



Hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer



Hereditary mixed polyposis syndrome



Hereditary non-VHL clear cell renal cell carcinomas



Hereditary papillary renal cancer



Hereditary spherocytosis



Hereditary xanthinuria



Heredity and environment



Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome



Hermaphrodites



Hers disease



High-yield crops



Hirschsprung’s disease



Holt-Oram syndrome



Homeotic genes



Homocystinuria



Homosexuality



HRAS gene testing



Human genetics



Human Genome Project



Human growth hormone



Hunter disease



Huntington’s disease



Hurler syndrome



Hybridization and introgression



Hybridomas and monoclonal antibodies



Hypercholesterolemia



Hyperphosphatemia



Hypophosphatemic rickets



Icelandic Genetic Database



Ichthyosis



Immunodeficiency with hyper-IgM



Immunogenetics



In vitro fertilization and embryo transfer



Inborn errors of metabolism



Inbreeding and assortative mating



Incomplete dominance



Infantile agranulocytosis



Infertility



Influenza



Insurance



Intelligence



Ivemark syndrome



Jansky-Bielschowsky disease



Joubert syndrome



Kearns-Sayre syndrome



Kennedy disease



Klinefelter syndrome



Knockout genetics and knockout mice



Krabbé disease



Lactose intolerance



Lamarckianism



Lateral gene transfer



Leigh syndrome



Lesch-Nyhan syndrome



Leukodystrophy



Li-Fraumeni syndrome



Limb girdle muscular dystrophy



Linkage maps



Long QT syndrome



Lynch syndrome



McArdle’s disease



Macular degeneration



Maple syrup urine disease



Marfan syndrome



Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome



Meacham syndrome



Melanoma



Mendelian genetics



Menkes syndrome



Metachromatic leukodystrophy



Metafemales



Microarray analysis



Miscegenation and antimiscegenation laws



Mitochondrial diseases



Mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome



Mitochondrial encephalopathy, lactic acidosis, and strokelike episodes (MELAS)



Mitochondrial genes



Mitochondrial neurogastrointestinal encephalopathy (MNGIE)



Mitosis and meiosis



MLH1 gene



Model organism: Arabidopsis thaliana



Model organism: Caenorhabditis elegans



Model organism: Chlamydomonas reinhardtii



Model organism: Danio rerio



Model organism: Drosophila melanogaster



Model organism: Escherichia coli



Model organism: Mus musculus



Model organism: Neurospora crassa



Model organism: Saccharomyces cerevisiae



Model organism: Xenopus laevis



Model organisms



Molecular clock hypothesis



Molecular genetics



Monohybrid inheritance



MSH genes



Multiple alleles



Multiple endocrine neoplasias



Mutagenesis and cancer



Mutation and mutagenesis



Myelodysplastic syndromes



Myeloperoxidase deficiency



Myoclonic epilepsy associated with ragged red fibers (MERRF)



Myotonic dystrophy



Narcolepsy



Natural selection



Nemaline myopathy



Neural tube defects



Neurofibromatosis



Nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome



Niemann-Pick disease



Noncoding RNA molecules



Nondisjunction and aneuploidy



Noonan syndrome



Norrie disease



Obesity



Oncogenes



One gene-one enzyme hypothesis



Opitz-Frias syndrome



Organ transplants and HLA genes



Ornithine transcarbamylase deficiency



Orotic aciduria



Osteogenesis imperfecta



Ovarian cancer



Palmoplantar keratoderma



Pancreatic cancer



Pancreatitis



Parkinson disease



Paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria



Parthenogenesis



Patau syndrome



Patents on life-forms



Paternity tests



Pattern baldness



Pearson syndrome



Pedigree analysis



Pelizaeus-Merzbacher disease



Pendred syndrome



Penetrance



Periodic paralysis syndrome



Phenylketonuria (PKU)



Plasmids



PMS genes



Polycystic kidney disease



Polydactyly



Polygenic inheritance



Polymerase chain reaction



Polyploidy



Pompe disease



Population genetics



Porphyria



Prader-Willi and Angelman syndromes



Prenatal diagnosis



Prion diseases: Kuru and Creutzfeldt-Jakob syndrome



Progressive external ophthalmoplegia



Prostate cancer



Protein structure



Protein synthesis



Proteomics



Pseudogenes



Pseudohermaphrodites



Pseudohypoparathyroidism



Punctuated equilibrium



Purine nucleoside phosphorylase deficiency



Pyloric stenosis



Quantitative inheritance



Race



RB1 gene



Refsum disease



Reiter’s syndrome



Repetitive DNA



Restriction enzymes



Retinitis pigmentosa



Retinoblastoma



Rett syndrome



Reverse transcriptase



Reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR)



RFLP analysis



Rh incompatibility and isoimmunization



RhoGD12 gene



RNA interference



RNA isolation



RNA structure and function



RNA transcription and mRNA processing



RNA world



Robert syndrome



Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome



Sandhoff disease



Sanfilippo syndrome



Schizophrenia



SCLC1 gene



Severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome



Shotgun cloning



Sickle-cell disease



Signal transduction



Small-cell lung cancer



Smallpox



Smith-Lemli-Opitz syndrome



Sociobiology



Speciation



Spinal muscular atrophy



Spinocerebellar ataxia



SRY gene



Stargardt’s disease



Stem cells



Sterilization laws



Steroid hormones



Sulfite oxidase deficiency



Synthetic antibodies



Synthetic genes



T-cell immunodeficiency syndrome



Tangier disease



Tarui’s disease



Tay-Sachs disease



Telomeres



Thalassemia



Thalidomide and other teratogens



Totipotency



Tourette syndrome



Transgenic organisms



Transposable elements



Tuberous sclerosis



Tumor-suppressor genes



Turner syndrome



Twin studies



Tyrosinemia type I



Usher syndrome



Vanishing white matter disease



Viral genetics



Viroids and virusoids



Von Gierke disease



Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome



Von Willebrand disease



Waardenburg syndrome



Waldenström macroglobulinemia (WM)



Weill-Marchesani syndrome



Werner syndrome



Williams syndrome



Wilms’ tumor



Wilms’ tumor aniridia-genitourinary anomalies-mental retardation (WAGR) syndrome



Wilson disease



Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome



Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome



Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome



Wolman disease



X chromosome inactivation



Xenotransplants



Xeroderma pigmentosum



XYY syndrome



Zellweger syndrome