Reproduction, Development and Genetics
A comprehensive document covering the material taught in the module \'Reproduction, Development and Genetics\' in Year 2 of UCL Medical School MBBS Program. This document covers lecture material and relevant reading. Ideal to have ready in a lecture theatre to annotate with extra bits and pieces from the lecturer, but all the core material is already written here for you with useful images. Especially useful to have with the associated flashcards to consolidate your learning much faster!
This module has been chunked out into 3 distinct section to make tackling it much easier. These sections are REPRODUCTION (material covered: reproductive physiology, circadian clocks, fertility through life, infertility, infertility treatment, preimplantation genetic diagnosis, reproductive histology); DEVELOPMENT (material covered: development of placenta and foetal membranes, setting up body axis, gastrulation, sex determination, differentiation, malformations, diseases of foetus, foetus as transplant); and GENETICS (material covered: structure of human genome, mendelian genetics, x-linkage, cytogenetics, mutations, techniques in molecular genetics, stem cells)