Chapter 5. Human Genetic Variation

  1. Stuart M. Brown

Published Online: 2 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470336168.ch5

Essentials of Medical Genomics, Second Edition

Essentials of Medical Genomics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Brown, S. M. (2008) Human Genetic Variation, in Essentials of Medical Genomics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470336168.ch5

Author Information

  1. NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 6 OCT 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470140192

Online ISBN: 9780470336168

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Keywords:

  • human genetic variation;
  • single-nucleotide polymorphisms(SNPs);
  • HapMap Project - haplotype blocks and “tag SNPs”

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Mutation

  • Single-Nucleotide Polymorphisms

  • Linkage

  • Multigene Diseases

  • Genetic Testing

  • SNP Chips

  • The HapMap Project

  • Research Uses of SNP Markers

  • Ethnicity and Genome Diversity

  • References