The nature of mutation

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The recent revolution in our understanding of biochemical genetics has radically altered the simple concepts that held sway 'only yesterday'. Correspondingly, our appreciation of the complexity and variety of mutation has begun to provide a biochemical rationale for much of the clinical heterogeneity observed in many genetic diseases - e.g., the beta-thalassemias.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)55-69
Number of pages15
JournalHospital practice
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

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  • Medicine(all)


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