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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$ 39.16

    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...

  • 11th Hourby Sandra Pennington

    Wiley 2009; US$ 61.95

    The 11th Hour Series of revision guides are designed for quick reference. The organization of these books actively involves students in the learning process and reinforces concepts. At the end of each chapter there is a test including multiple choice questions, true/false questions and short answer questions, and every answer involves an explanation.... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Genetikby Andrea Kamphuis; Marc Henderson

    Springer 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise durch Gene, Genome und VerwandtschaftenIst 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, Wissenschaftsredakteur... more...

  • The ABCs of Gene Cloningby Dominic W.S. Wong

    Springer 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 book... 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 Hans-Ulrich Graser; Richard Frankham

    Springer 2008; US$ 199.00

    Fitness and adaptation are fundamental characteristics of plant and animal species, enabling them to survive in their environment and to adapt to the inevitable changes in this environment. This book brings together a sample of the world's leading scientists in animal breeding and evolutionary genetics to exchange knowledge. more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 200.00

    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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 241.00

    A practical resource for everyone involved in the gene therapy field and in the design of effective gene delivery systems, this volume presents an overview and update of recent advances in the field of non-viral methods for the in vivo transfer of therapeutic genes to biological targets using conventional routes of administration. Methods to control... more...

  • Advanced Genetic Analysisby R. Scott Hawley; Michelle Walker

    Wiley 2009; US$ 102.95

    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...