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The various current interests in human genetics are extremely well depicted in this eighth volume of Progress in Medical Genetics.
Chapter 1, by Fenner, deals with the genetic aspects of viral diseases of animals. This is a scholarly piece of work and raises many interesting questions. The next chapter, by German, is concerned with genes that increase chromosomal instability in somatic cells and predispose to cancer. Much of this chapter represents the author's own work and is a distillation of his thinking. Chapter 2, by Morton, deals with the future of human population genetics. This well-known, mathematically oriented scientist touches
Progress in Medical Genetics.. Ann Intern Med. ;77:1015–1016. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-77-6-1015_3
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;77(6):1015-1016.
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