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Genetics of Auditory Disorders

  • Bronya J. B. Keats
  • Richard R. Fay
  • Arthur N. Popper

Part of the Springer Handbook of Auditory Research book series (SHAR, volume 14)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Karen B. Avraham, Tama Hasson
    Pages 23-44
  3. Robert F. Mueller, Guy Van Camp, Nick J. Lench
    Pages 45-66
  4. Walter E. Nance, Arti Pandya
    Pages 67-91
  5. Andrew J. Griffith, Thomas B. Friedman
    Pages 121-227
  6. Karen P. Steel, Alexandra Erven, Amy E. Kiernan
    Pages 247-296
  7. Kathleen S. Arnos, M. Katherine Oelrich
    Pages 297-314
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 315-322

About this book

Introduction

Genetics is fundamental to hearing function, and an understanding of genetics enhances both auditory research and the clinical treatment of the hearing impaired. Approaches to the diagnosis and treatment of hearing impairment have developed from technological advances in genetic research. This volume covers gene expression, mutations, mapping and cloning, as well as mitochondrial and cellular genetics. Chapters are also included on the uses of mouse models, genetic epidemiology and genetic counseling specifically for hearing impairment. As a comprehensive review of the genetics of hearing, this book will interest hearing researchers, clinicians and genetic counselors.

Keywords

DNA gene expression genes genetic research genetics hearing

Editors and affiliations

  • Bronya J. B. Keats
    • 1
  • Richard R. Fay
    • 2
  • Arthur N. Popper
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Biometry and GeneticsLouisiana State UniversityNew OrleansUSA
  2. 2.Department of Psychology and Parmly Hearing InstituteLoyola University of ChicagoChicagoUSA
  3. 3.Department of Biology and Neuroscience and Cognitive Science ProgramUniversity of MarylandCollege ParkUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/b97653
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag New York, Inc. 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-387-98501-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-387-21853-3
  • Series Print ISSN 0947-2657
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