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Genetics

  • Junk DNAby Nessa Carey

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    For decades after identifying the structure of DNA, scientists focused only on genes, the regions of the genome that contain codes for the production of proteins. Other regions that make up 98% of the human genome were dismissed as ôjunk,? sequences that serve no purpose. Yet recently researchers have discovered variations and modulations in this... more...

  • Genes and Behaviorby Michael Rutter

    Wiley 2015; US$ 59.95

    In this major new book, eminent scientist Professor Sir Michael Rutter gets behind the hype of the behavioral genetics debate to provide a balanced and authoritative overview of the genetic revolution and its implications for understanding human behavior. Written by one of the world's leading figures in child psychology and psychiatry, Professor... more...

  • The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependenceby David J.K. Balfour; Marcus R. Munaf˛

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00

    The primary purpose of this book and its companion volume The Behavioral Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco is to explore the ways in which recent studies on nicotine and its role in tobacco addiction have opened our eyes to the psychopharmacological properties of this unique and fascinating drug. While The Behavioral Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco... more...

  • Applied Plant Genomics and Biotechnologyby Palmiro Poltronieri; Yiguo Hong

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 210.00

    Applied plant genomics and biotechnology reviews the recent advancements in the post-genomic era, discussing how different varieties respond to abiotic and biotic stresses, investigating epigenetic modifications and epigenetic memory through analysis of DNA methylation states, applicative uses of RNA silencing and RNA interference in plant physiology... more...

  • Genomic Control Processby Isabelle Peter; Eric H. Davidson

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 125.00

    Genomic Control Process explores the biological phenomena around genomic regulatory systems that control and shape animal development processes, and which determine the nature of evolutionary processes that affect body plan. Unifying and simplifying the descriptions of development and evolution by focusing on the causality in these processes, it... more...

  • Genetics and Developmental Biologyby Howard J. Teas

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    These essays -- the outgrowth of a symposium sponsored by the University of Kentucky to honor one of its most distinguished graduates, Nobel Prize laureate Thomas Hunt Morgan -- provide a representative view of research interests in specific areas of molecular biology. The fifteen contributors to this volume are among the most distinguished scientists... more...

  • Riboswitches as Targets and Toolsby Donald H. Burke-Aguero

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 199.00

    This new volume of Methods in Enzymology continues the legacy of this premier serial with quality chapters authored by leaders in the field. This volume covers research methods in riboswitches as targets and tools and contains sections on such topics as constructing and optimizing artificial riboswitches, live cell imaging and intracellular sensors... more...

  • Targeted Genome Editing Using Site-Specific Nucleasesby Takashi Yamamoto

    Springer Japan 2015; US$ 189.00

    This book serves as an introduction to targeted genome editing, beginning with the background of this rapidly developing field and methods for generation of engineered nucleases. Applications of genome editing tools are then described in detail, in iPS cells and diverse organisms such as mice, rats, marine invertebrates, fish, frogs, and plants. Tools... more...

  • The Developing Genome: An Introduction to Behavioral Epigeneticsby David S. Moore

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 21.99

    Why do we grow up to look, act, and feel as we do? Through most of the twentieth century, scientists and laypeople answered this question by referring to two factors alone: our experiences and our genes. But recent discoveries about how genes work have revealed a new way to understand the developmental origins of our characteristics. These discoveries... more...

  • Recent Advances in Lichenologyby Dalip Kumar Upreti; Pradeep K. Divakar; Vertika Shukla; Rajesh Bajpai

    Springer India 2014; US$ 239.00

    This book discusses in detail molecular, mycobiont culture, biomonitoring and bioprospection of lichens, providing insights into advances in different fields of lichenology by applying modern techniques and approaches and examining how their application has enhanced or changed classical approaches. It offers a valuable resource, especially for beginners,... more...