First published in 1960, MMBID continues as the most comprehensive reference for all clinicians and investigators in human genetics. According to Dr. Scriver, The 8th edition heralds the opening of the era of functional genomics and those forms of genetic disease, with metabolic and known molecular explanations. The growth in the physical size and scope of this text is a reflection of the expansion in the knowledge base. This edition features 255 chapters, an increase of 101 chapters from the last edition, and 6000 pages written by the leading experts for each condition
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"What distinguishes this book from some others is the thoroughness of its treatment of subjects its authority, its academic approach, and the sense of excitement that it engenders." "...great textbooks should appeal to experts in the field, should contain a series of integrated, authoritative reviews that both inform and illuminate, and should put the whole into some sort of perspective. This book succeeds with flying color." ( New England Journal of Medicine 2001-11-15)
"The book is well illustrated. Plenty of accompanying tables are helpful summaries of complex information." "In my opinion, this work has no peer and is outstanding contribution to the medicoscientific texts currently available. No library should be without a copy. It deserves its reputation as a classic." ( Doody's 2001-10-01)
Charles R. Scriver, MDCM, FRS - Montreal Children's Hospital, Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Arthur L. Beaudet, MD - Dept. of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. William S. Sly, MD - Dept. of Biochemistry, St. Louis University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA. David Valle, MD - Howard Hughes Medical Institute, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Bert Vogelstein, MD - The Johns Hopkins University Oncology Center, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA. Barton Childs, MD - The Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 8th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0079130356
Book Description McGraw-Hill Professional, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 79130356