[Genetic diagnosis in medicine. An overview of basic concepts and applications].

  • Joerg Schmidtke
  • Published 2006 in
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt, Gesundheitsforschung…

Abstract

Currently, more than half of all known monogenic diseases are characterized at the molecular (DNA) level. This opens the possibility to verify clinically suspected disease at the molecular level, to predict future (late-onset) disorders, to diagnose many diseases prenatally, and to screen the population for genetic traits. Genetic tests that can be… (More)

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