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In 1946 was published the final edition of R. R. Gates' Human Heredity, a two-volume monograph that summarized what was then known of Mendelian inheritance of traits and disorders in man. Despite Garrod's epochal delineation of the concept of inborn errors of metabolism before World War I, Gates' book appeared when genetic medicine was mostly a backwater interest in curiosities in the view of most physicians. The application of biochemical and cytogenetic methods in clinical medicine has changed this view. Today, any physician must know a great body of fact concerning the inheritance of disease.
In 1961 the physician who
Mendelian Inheritance in Man. Catalogs of Autosomal Dominant, Autosomal Recessive, and X-Linked Phenotypes.. Ann Intern Med. ;66:628–629. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-66-3-628_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1967;66(3):628-629.
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