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Genetics

  • Annual Plant Reviews, Phosphorus Metabolism in Plantsby William Plaxton; Hans Lambers

    Wiley 2015; US$ 247.50

    The development of phosphorus (P)-efficient crop varieties is urgently needed to reduce agriculture?s current over-reliance on expensive, environmentally destructive, non-renewable and inefficient P-containing fertilizers. The sustainable management of P in agriculture necessitates an exploitation of P-adaptive traits that will enhance the P-acquisition... more...

  • The Recombinant Universityby Doogab Yi

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 32.00

    The advent of recombinant DNA technology in the 1970s was a key moment in the history of both biotechnology and the commercialization of academic research. Doogab Yi?s The Recombinant University draws us deeply into the academic community in the San Francisco Bay Area, where the technology was developed and adopted as the first major commercial... more...

  • 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 “junk,? sequences that serve no purpose. Yet recently researchers have discovered variations and modulations in this... more...

  • Nutrition, Exercise and Epigenetics: Ageing Interventionsby Byung Pal Yu

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00

    This book focuses on the three most important aspects of ageing research: nutrition, physical exercise and epigenetics. The contributors discuss ways that age-related epigenetic imprints such as DNA methylation and histone acetylation are modified by these two interventions. The emphasis on epigenetics helps to illuminate the underlying mechanisms... more...

  • Genes and Behaviorby Michael Rutter

    Wiley 2015; US$ 37.95

    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...

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

    Springer India 2015; US$ 189.00

    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...

  • Prävention kardiovaskulärer Erkrankungen und Atheroskleroseby Inga Kuhlmann; Dawn Chin; Gerald Rimbach

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99

    Inga Kuhlmann, Dawn Chin und Gerald Rimbach geben eine Einführung zu Stickstoffmonoxid-Synthasen und deren Bedeutung in der Prävention und Pathogenese kardiovaskulärer Erkrankungen. Außerdem liefern sie einen Überblick zu Apolipoprotein E und dessen Bedeutung in der Entwicklung einer Atherosklerose. Die Autoren geben abschließend Empfehlungen für eine... more...

  • The Neurobiology and Genetics of Nicotine and Tobaccoby David J.K. Balfour; Marcus R. Munafò

    Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 189.00

    The primary purpose of this book and its companion volume The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependence 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 present volume considers the molecular and... more...

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

    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...