TY - CHAP A1 - Salwa Teama ED1 - Yamin Liu Y1 - 2018-10-17 PY - 2018 T1 - DNA Polymorphisms: DNA-Based Molecular Markers and Their Application in Medicine N2 - Polymorphism or variation in DNA sequence can affect individual phenotypes such as color of skin or eyes, susceptibility to diseases, and response to drugs, vaccines, chemicals, and pathogens. Especially, the interfaces between genetics, disease susceptibility, and pharmacogenomics have recently been the subject of intense research activity. This book is a self-contained collection of valuable scholarly papers related to genetic diversity and disease susceptibility, pharmacogenomics, ongoing advances in technology, and analytic methods in this field. The book contains nine chapters that cover the three main topics of genetic polymorphism, genetic diversity, and disease susceptibility and pharmacogenomics. Hence, this book is particularly useful to academics, scientists, physicians, pharmacists, practicing researchers, and postgraduate students whose work relates to genetic polymorphisms. BT - Genetic Diversity and Disease Susceptibility SP - Ch. 2 UR - https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.79517 DO - 10.5772/intechopen.79517 SN - 978-1-78984-202-9 PB - IntechOpen CY - Rijeka Y2 - 2021-02-27 ER -