Analysis of Multifactorial Diseases
Author: Bishop TimothyLanguage: Anglais
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Multifactorial or complex diseases are those characterized by increased risks within families, caused by more than one gene, and which predominantly have a tremendous impact on morbidity and mortality in the general public. Examples of multifactorial diseases include: common cancers - breast, bowel, ovary etc.: Alzheimer's; epilepsy; diabetes; multiple sclerosis; schizophrenia and manic depression; asthma; rheumatoid arthritis etc.
* Introductory overview of genetic diseases and how they are identified
* Concluding summary chapter looking at approaches taken and lessons learnt - and their relatived impacts
* Section on methods of statistical analysis and design issues researchers should consider in their studies
* Chapters focus on specific diseases as model systems and examples, and look at the application of different methodologies to different diseases
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