Genetics, mitosis and meiosis
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Genetics, mitosis and meiosis

Ella McLafferty Retired, was senior lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee
Charles Hendry Retired, was senior lecturer, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee
Alistair Farley Lecturer in nursing, School of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Dundee

As part of the life sciences series, this article describes the role of deoxyribonucleic acid and ribonucleic acid, genes and chromosomes. The processes of mitosis and meiosis are discussed and some genetic disorders outlined. Possible strategies for future management of genetic disorders are introduced.

Nursing Standard. 26, 48,35-42. doi: 10.7748/ns2012.08.26.48.35.c9228

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