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Cancer Cytogenetics Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology) by John Swansbury

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Published by Humana Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Molecular biology,
  • Medical,
  • Carcinogenesis,
  • Cellular Pathology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Pathology,
  • Genetics,
  • Oncology,
  • Science / Genetics,
  • Cancer,
  • Genetic aspects,
  • Laboratory manuals

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages296
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9471274M
ISBN 101588290808
ISBN 109781588290809

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This volume provides readers with detailed protocols covering the main cancer cytogenetics techniques needed for clinical utilization and research purposes. The chapters in this book cover topics such as chromosome preparation for myeloid malignancies; chromosome bandings; fluorescence in situ. The Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology gives reviews on genes involved in cancer, leukemias, solid tumors, and cancer-prone diseases. It also provides lectures in Genetics for students in medicine/sciences. Cytogenetic studies of malignancy have become an essential tool in the clinical management of cancer patients, but they are not uniformly utilized, even in well-developed countries. In Cancer Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols, experienced cytogeneticists describe in step-by-step detail the key cytogenetic and FISH techniques used by modern clinical laboratories in the genetic analysis of. Cutting-edge and comprehensive, Cancer Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for the novice in cytogenetics because it provides helpful guiding protocols, but it’s also great for those who are already engaged in the field and are looking for some technical hints.