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Genetics For Dummies

Published 01-02-2020

<p><b>Your no-nonsense guide to genetics</b></p> <p>With rapid advances in genomic technologies, genetic testing has become a key part of both clinical practice and research. Scientists are constantly discovering more about how genetics plays a role in health and disease, and healthcare providers are using this information to more accurately identify their patients' particular medical needs. Genetic information is also increasingly being used for a wide range of non-clinical purposes, such as exploring one's ancestry.</p> <p>This new edition of <i>Genetics For Dummies</i> serves as a perfect course supplement for students pursuing degrees in the sciences. It also provides science-lovers of all skill levels with easy-to-follow and easy-to-understand information about this exciting and constantly evolving field. &nbsp;This edition includes recent developments and applications in the field of genetics, such as:</p> <ul> <li>Whole-genome and whole-exome sequencing</li> <li>Precision medicine and pharmacogenetics</li> <li>Direct-to-consumer genetic testing for health risks</li> <li>Ancestry testing</li> </ul> <p>Featuring information on some of the hottest topics in genetics right now, this book makes it easier than ever to wrap your head around this fascinating subject.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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