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New Technologies for Studying Human Genetic Variation

  • Norman Arnheim
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series (BLSC, volume 43)

Abstract

The analysis of individual genetic variation is an important component of risk assessment. Recently a number of new technologies haye “been developed which can aid in the understanding of human variability at the genetic level. Together these techniques significantly enhance our ability to analyze the variation in the nucleotide sequence of specific genes in a population and to identify the spectrum of mutations in specific genes that are caused by a variety of agents.

Keywords

Sickle Cell Anemia Sickle Cell Prenatal Diagnosis Beta Thalassemia Klenow Fragment 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman Arnheim
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Biological SciencesUniversity of Southern CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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