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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 34.99
Aims To some, the field of neurogenetics appears perplexing and indecipherable. In this volume, we will address this issue by providing clinicians with a framework for dealing with these disorders. This book is not intended to be an in-depth, comprehensive review of all neurogenetic conditions from 'A to Z'. Instead, we will provide a concise... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2013; US$ 36.00
Clinical cases provide complete, concise coverage of the biochemical and genetic diseases tested on the USMLE Step 1 and in basic science courses. A strong focus on the clinical aspects of biochemical and genetic disease Emphasizes boardrelevant coverage Easily compare and contrast diseases Each disease-specific card includes a clinical... more...
- Icon Books 2011; US$ 11.65
?A book that would have had Darwin swooning ? anyone seriously interested in who we are and how we function should read this book? Guardian. At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing human DNA. It seemed it was only a matter of time until we had all the answers to... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 109.00
This book presents the statistical aspects of designing, analyzing and interpreting the results of genome-wide association scans (GWAS studies) for genetic causes of disease using unrelated subjects. Particular detail is given to the practical aspects of employing the bioinformatics and data handling methods necessary to prepare data for statistical... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
In this exploration of the concept of the gene, Jonathan Slack looks at the discovery, nature, and role of genes in both evolution and development. Explaining the nature of genetic variation in the human population, how hereditary factors were identified as molecules of DNA, and how certain specific mutations can lead to disease, Slack highlights how... more...
- Pearson Education 2012; US$ 99.99
This is the first comprehensive, authoritative, and easy-to-understand introduction to modern epigenetics. Authored by two active researchers in the field, it introduces key concepts one step at a time, enabling students at all levels to benefit from it. The authors begin by presenting a historical overview that places epigenetics in context, and... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2007; US$ 62.99
Women can be described as genetic mosaics because they have two distinctly different types of cells throughout their bodies. Unlike males, who have one X chromosome (inherited from their mother), females have two X chromosomes in every cell (one from each parent). The fathers copy works in some cells, while the mothers copy works in others. These two... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 54.99
An eminent geneticist, veteran author, OMMG Series Editor, and noted archivist, Peter Harper presents a lively account of how our ideas and knowledge about human genetics have developed over the past century from the perspective of someone inside the field with a deep interest in its historical aspects. Dr. Harper has researched the history of genetics... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2014; US$ 49.00
Consanguineous marriages have been practiced for hundreds of years, predominantly by Moslems. Although it is generally accepted among communities that the social advantages outweigh other, the rate of congenital malformations and genetic diseases among the offspring borne of consanguineous marriages is higher and an increase in sterility, rates of... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 40.00
This book considers the branch of heredity known as "Epigenetics" and its implications for a variety of diseases in humans and animals. After background information on the growth in our understanding of genetics, and discussions of the molecular mechanisms of the epigenetic control of gene expression, the book moves into its main focus: the... more...