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Genetics

  • The $1,000 Genomeby Kevin Davies

    Free Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    In 2000, President Bill Clinton signaled the completion of the Human Genome Project at a cost in excess of $2 billion. A decade later, the price for any of us to order our own personal genome sequence?a comprehensive map of the 3 billion letters in our DNA?is rapidly and inevitably dropping to just $1,000. Dozens of men and women?scientists, entrepreneurs,... more...

  • (K)informationby Maren Klotz

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 33.39

    Openness about sperm and egg donation and the regulation of donor anonymity or non-anonymity are new phenomena. How do affected families, clinics, and regulators deal with information about gamete donors and the donation itself? And how does this knowledge management contribute to the creation and enactment of kinship? Addressing these questions in... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Genetikby Marc Henderson

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise durch Gene, Genome und Verwandtschaften Ist unsere Persönlichkeit ererbt oder geschaffen? Was verrät die Erbsubstanz DNA über die Geschichte des Menschen? Welche Bedeutung hat das Klonschaf Dolly? Und werden wir schon bald Designerbabys nach Wunsch bestellen? In 50 klaren und unterhaltsamen Essays destilliert Mark Henderson,... more...

  • The ABCs of Gene Cloningby Dominic Wong

    Springer US 2007; US$ 59.99

    Clear and concise, this easy-to-use text offers an introductory course on the language of gene cloning, covering microbial, plant, and animal systems. The essential concepts in biology relevant to the understanding of gene cloning are presented in a well-organized and accessible manner. This updated version of the first edition is an invaluable... more...

  • Accessing and Sharing the Benefits of the Genomics Revolutionby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 209.00

    There is a veritable gold rush mentality in the life science world as scientists, entrepreneurs and multinationals are staking claims to the ?code of life? embodied in the world?s current stock of plants, animals, microbes and human populations. In response, the communities that see themselves as the custodians of both that traditional knowledge and... more...

  • Achieving Justice in Genomic Translationby Wylie Burke; Kelly A. Edwards; Sara Goering

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 48.99

    This book explores implicit choices made by researchers, policy makers, and funders regarding who benefits from society's investment in health research. The authors focus specifically on genetic research and examine whether such research tends to reduce more...

  • Adaptation and Fitness in Animal Populationsby Julius van der Werf; Hans-Ulrich Graser; Richard Frankham; Cedric Gondro

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 199.00

    Many of our most successful animal breeding programs have been accompanied by a reduced fitness in the animal. In this book, leading animal breeders and revolutionary geneticists explore ways to improve breeding programs and fitness simultaneously. more...

  • Advanced Bacterial Genetics: Use of Transposons and Phage for Genomic Engineeringby Kelly T Hughes

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 210.00

    The critically acclaimed laboratory standard for more than fifty years, Methods in Enzymology is one of the most highly respected publications in the field of biochemistry. Since 1955, each volume has been eagerly awaited, frequently consulted, and praised by researchers and reviewers alike. Now with over 400 volumes (all of them still in print),... more...

  • Advanced Gene Deliveryby Alain Rolland

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 253.00

    1. Present and Future Status of Gene Therapy 2. DNA Packaging in Non Viral Systems 3. Biological Barriers to Gene Transfer 4. Therapeutic Applications of Lipid-Based Gene Delivery Systems 5. Polycation-based Delivery Systems for Receptor-Mediated Gene Delivery 6. DNA Delivery Systems Based on Synthetic Peptides 7. Expression Plasmids for Non-Viral... more...

  • Advanced Genetic Analysisby R. Scott Hawley; Michelle Walker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 106.95

    Advanced Genetic Analysis brings a state-of-the-art, exciting new approach to genetic analysis. Focusing on the underlying principles of modern genetic analysis, this book provides the 'how' and 'why' of the essential analytical tools needed. The author's vibrant, accessible style provides an easy guide to difficult genetic concepts, from mutation... more...