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Molecular Hematology, 2nd Edition

Molecular Hematology, 2nd Edition

Drew Provan (Editor), John Gribben (Editor)

ISBN: 978-1-405-13776-8

Apr 2008, Wiley-Blackwell

344 pages

Select type: E-Book

$210.99

Description

Unique text providing a core knowledge base for those with little exposure to molecular biological methods

Molecular Haematology provides essential reading for those with minimal exposure to, or understanding of, molecular biological techniques. There is an extensive glossary and each chapter is written with the non-specialist in mind.



Molecular Haematology is ideal for:




  • Trainees and residents in hematology

  • Hematologists in practice


Why Buy This Book?


Unique text providing a core knowledge base for those with little exposure to molecular biological methods



  • Focuses on the clinical relevance of molecular biology in haematology

  • Complete revision of text and ten new chapters to cover all groundbreaking developments in the field

  • Each chapter summarizes the impact made by molecular research on understanding the pathogenesis of a variety of blood disorders

  • International team of contributors recruited from top specialist units around the world
List of Contributors.

Foreword.

Preface.

Abbreviations.

1 Beginnings: The Molecular Pathology of Hemoglobin.

2 Molecular Cytogenetics.

3 Stem Cells.

4 The Genetics of Aacute Myeloid Leukemias.

5 Secondary Myelodysplasia/acute Myelogenous Leukemia—assessment of Risk.

6 Detection of Minimal Residual Disease in Hematological Malignancies.

7 Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia.

8 Myelodysplastic Syndromes.

9 Myeloproliferative Disorders.

10 Lymphoid Neoplasms.

11 The Molecular Biology of Multiple Myeloma.

12 The Molecular Basis of Anaemia.

13 The Moloecular Basis of Iron Metabolism.

14 Hemoglobinopathies Due to Structural Mutations.

15 Molecular Coagulation and Thrombophilia.

16 The Molecular Basis of Haemophilia.

17 The Moloecular Basis of Von Willebrands Disease.

18 Platelet Disorders.

19 The Molecular Basis of Blood Cell Alloantigens.

20 Functions of Blood Group Antigens.

21 Autoimmune Hematological Disorders.

22 Hemotopoietic Growth Factors.

23 Molecular Therapeutics in Hematology.

24 Gene Expression Profiling in the Study of Lymphoid Malignancies.

Appendices.

Index.

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"....very readable for those unfamiliar with molecular biology or specialized aspects of hematology.......good balance between descriptions of basic mechanisms and discussions of their implications for clinical practice."
New England Journal of Medicine

"...an excellent and easily accessible compendium, containing detailed overviews, covering the whole range of hematological disorders...highly recommendable, as a valuable reference, both for the seasoned molecular biologist and the practicing clinician."
European Journal of Haematology

ON THE PREVIOUS EDITION

"This is a superb addition to any laboratory's library. Essential reading for all fellowship candidates in haematology and general. It is also suitable for use as text at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Highly recommended."
Australian Journal of Medical Science

"....easy to read guide book that will help us all through the maze of new jargon and techniques. It will be an asset to any haematologist's bookshelf."
British Toxicology Society Newsletter

*Emphasis on the clinical relevance of molecular biology in haematology
*Over 180 two-colour line illustrations to help explain difficult concepts
*Complete revision of text and ten new chapters to cover all groundbreaking developments in the field
*Each chapter summarizes the impact made by molecular research on understanding the pathogenesis of a variety of blood disorders
*International team of contributors recruited from top specialist units around the world