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Genetics of Bone Biology and Skeletal Disease

  • 1st Edition - November 2, 2012
  • Editors: Rajesh V. Thakker, Michael P. Whyte, John Eisman, Takashi Igarashi
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 8 7 8 2 9 - 8
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 3 8 7 8 3 0 - 4

This book identifies and analyzes the genetic basis of bone disorders in humans and demonstrates the utility of mouse models in furthering the knowledge of mechanisms and… Read more

Genetics of Bone Biology and Skeletal Disease

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This book identifies and analyzes the genetic basis of bone disorders in humans and demonstrates the utility of mouse models in furthering the knowledge of mechanisms and evaluations of treatments. The book is aimed at all students of bone biology and genetics, and with this in mind, it includes general introductory chapters on genetics and bone biology and more specific disease-orientated chapters, which comprehensively summarize the clinical, genetic, molecular genetic, animal model, functional and molecular pathology, diagnostic, counselling and treatment aspects of each disorder.