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  • Epigenetics and Human Healthby Alexander Haslberger; Sabine Greßler

    Wiley 2011; US$ 191.95

    After first introducing the concept of epigenetics, this handbook and ready reference provides an overview of the main research on epigenetics. It adopts a multidisciplinary approach, involving molecular biology, molecular epidemiology and nutritional science, with a special focus of the book is on disease prevention and treatment. Of interest to... more...

  • Cellular Senescence and Tumor Suppressionby Peter D. Adams; John M. Sedivy

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 189.00

    As cells mature they naturally stop dividing and enter a period called senescence. But cellular senescence can also be induced prematurely by certain oncogenes involved in cancer development. Cellular senescence, a growth-arrest program that limits the lifespan of mammalian cells and prevents unlimited cell proliferation, is attracting considerable... more...

  • Was bedeutet "genetische Information"?by Elisabeth Hildt; László Kovács

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 70.00

    What is meant by genetic information? How can knowledge about the genetic information of a person be responsibly handled? An interdisciplinary symposium at Tübingen University tackled this whole complex of issues. There are contributions on the various aspects from specialists in biology, medicine, ethics and law. more...

  • Management of Genetic Syndromesby Suzanne B. Cassidy; Judith E. Allanson

    Wiley 2010; US$ 236.95

    The American Journal of Medical Genetics heralded the first edition of Management of Genetic Syndromes as an "unparalleled collection of knowledge." Since the first edition's publication, advances have been made in diagnosis, understanding, and treatment of genetic syndromes, resulting in the potential for a higher quality of life for individuals affected.... more...

  • Respiratory Geneticsby Edwin Silverman; Scott Weiss; Steven Shapiro; David Lomas

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 239.95

    There has been a recent explosion of knowledge in the field of respiratory genetics. This authoritative text brings together current knowledge in respiratory genetics in a single volume. The book includes a comprehensive introductory section to provide guidance and aid understanding of key basic concepts in respiratory genetics, including statistical... more...

  • Cancer Geneticsby Boris Pasche

    Springer US 2010; US$ 209.00

    This is a collection of chapters covering the key recent developments in cancer genetics which have an impact on clinical care. The target audience is physicians and scientists who need to be apprised on the most recent developments in the field. more...

  • Monkeyluvby Robert M Sapolsky

    Random House 2011; US$ 15.98

    Described by Oliver Sacks as 'one of the best scientist-writers of our time', Robert M. Sapolsky here presents the human animal in all its quirkiness and diversity. In these remarkable essays, Sapolsky once again deploys his compassion and insights into the human condition to tell us who, why and how we are. Monkeyluv touches on themes such as... more...

  • Human Genetic Diversityby Julian C. Knight

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 79.99

    The secrets of our genetic heritage are finally being unlocked. The massive scientific effort to sequence the human genome is in fact just the beginning of a long journey as the extraordinary genetic diversity that exists between individuals becomes clear. Work in this field promises much: to understand our evolutionary origins, to define us as individuals,... more...

  • Phenotypic Variationby Moyra Smith

    Oxford University Press, USA 2010; US$ 64.99

    During the past two decades international collaborative studies have yielded extensive information on genome sequences, genome architecture and their variations. The challenge we now face is to understand how these variations impact structure and function of organelles, physiological systems and phenotype. The goal of this book is to present steps... more...

  • Neurogeneticsby Nicholas Wood

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    A coherent, up-to-date overview of the rapidly advancing field of neurogenetics for neurologists of any level. more...