Molecular Medicine for Clinicians covers the basic principles and techniques of molecular biology and addresses topics such as cloning, studies of human origins and applications of DNA analysis in forensic investigations. The pathology section deals with the principles and diagnostic applications of molecular technology, and the final section is concerned predominantly with molecular therapeutics. A section is devoted to the burgeoning field of bio-informatics. There is a special focus on the application of molecular medicine in Africa and in developing countries.Aimed at medical students, the book is also suitable for science and engineering students. It serves as an introductory text for medical registrars, and parts of it will be of value to the General Practitioner.