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- OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 19.99
Mapping the human genome proved to be just the beginning in understanding our genes, what makes us human, and how we can use the knowledge to cure inherited diseases. John Parrington describes an emerging picture of our genome, in 3D, with many non-gene players and environmental influences, that is far more complex and subtle than we ever imagined. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 60.00
The history of cloning experiments dates back more than a century, but advances in technology in recent decades have multiplied the potential applications of cloning?and expanded the controversies surrounding these possibilities. Cloning: A Reference Handbook provides an accessible description of the development of plant and animal cloning from... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95
The essays in this collection examine how human heredity was understood between the end of the First World War and the early 1970s. The contributors explore the interaction of science, medicine and society in determining how heredity was viewed across the world during the politically turbulent years of the twentieth century. more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 171.00
The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics. Advances in Genetics continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines. Critically analyzes future directions Written and edited... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00
?This book provides the ophthalmologist with the most recently available data on the macular dystrophies, a group of many different inherited or sporadic eye conditions linked by a problem with photoreceptors or other structures of the central retina. Internationally recognized experts in the field present the latest evidence and discuss their own... more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 25.00
In 1953, James Watson and Francis Crick discovered the double helix structure of DNA. The discovery was a profound, Nobel Prize-winning moment in the history of genetics, but it did not decipher the messages on the twisted, ladderlike strands within our cells. No one knew what the human genome sequence actually was. No one had cracked the code of life.... more...
- CRC Press 2000; US$ 139.95
Although the basic statistical theory behind modern genetics is not very difficult, most statistical genetics papers are not easy to read for beginners in the field, and formulae quickly become very tedious to fit a particular area of application. Introduction to Statistical Methods in Modern Genetics distinguishes between the necessary and unnecessary... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 260.00
This beautifully illustrated textbook provides a clear guide to the tools and techniques of genetic engineering, gene cloning and molecular biology. All aspects of genetic engineering in the post-genomic era are covered, beginning with the basics of DNA structure and DNA metabolism. Using an example-driven approach, the fundamentals... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2002; US$ 199.00
From forecasting the future of technology to shaping the priorities for research New technologies are allowing us to shape aspects of the world in unprecedented ways. The new understandings of how genetic information is processed in biological systems, what the functions of specific genes are, and how to engage in ??genetic engineering?? as well as... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
What does it mean to find a gene or set of genes that are associated with ADHD, schizophrenia, or autism? Could we eradicate such diseases from our species through gene therapy? Is it possible to eradicate from our genome the genetic material that predisposes us to be too aggressive, too shy, less intelligent, or not active enough? Who has the political... more...