Recent Advances: Medical geneticsBMJ 1996; 312 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.312.7037.1021 (Published 20 April 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;312:1021
- John R W Yates, consultant in medical geneticsa
The genes for most common single gene disorders have been isolated and characterised
A second breast cancer susceptibility gene, BRCA2, has been isolated
Techniques for detecting gene mutations are improving, but better methods are needed
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