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- 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$ 67.99
The role of genetics is becoming increasingly important in all aspects of healthcare and particularly in the field of cancer care. Genetics for Health Professionals in Cancer Care: From Principles to Practice equips health professionals with the knowledge and skills required for all aspects of managing cancer family history. This includes taking an... 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2014; US$ 65.00
A complete introductory text on how to integrate basic genetic principles into the practice of clinical medicine Medical Genetics is the first text to focus on the everyday application of genetic assessment and its diagnostic, therapeutic, and preventive implications in clinical practice. It is intended to be a text that you can use throughout... more...
- Springer 2004; US$ 339.00
This book is the first of its kind, where twenty chapters written by experts of international repute, cover all aspects of cereal genomics research. In recent years genomics has become a thrust area of research in life sciences, and cereals, being the most important group of crops, their genomes have been subjected to intensive/extensive analyses. more...