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Molecular Medicine


Definition:
A science that seeks to comprehend disease causes and mechanisms at the molecular level, and to apply this basic research to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders.
Discussion:
Typical applications in molecular medicine include gene therapy, molecular structural analysis, genetic epidemiology, and molecular and clinical pharmacology.
Scope and emphasis:
Collected comprehensively.
See also:
12/15/03
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