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  • Introduction to Risk Calculation in Genetic Counselingby Ian D. Young

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 49.99 US$ 42.99

    In third edition of this clear, reader-friendly guide, the author addresses the challenge of calculations in genetic counseling and demonstrates how risk can be estimated for inherited disorders using a basic knowledge of the laws of probability and their application to clinical problems. The text employs a wealth of clearly explained examples and... more...

  • Genome Editingby Toni Cathomen; Matthew Hirsch; Matthew Porteus

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 130.64

    This comprehensive volume explores human genetic engineering its pre-clinical and clinical applications, current developments, and as treatment for hereditary diseases. It presents and evaluates the most recent advances in the understanding of mammalian host DNA repair mechanisms, such as double-strand break induced gene targeting and mutagenesis,... more...

  • Genética médica + StudentConsultby Lynn B. Jorde; J.C. Carey; M.J. Bamshad

    Elsevier Health Sciences Spain 2016; US$ 46.47

    Nueva edición de la obra que aborda los conceptos centrales y básicos de la Genética y sus aplicaciones clínicas.  Su presentación es fundamentalmente visual y se focaliza en la aplicación clínica de los conceptos fundamentales de la genética así como de los avances realizados en la genética del cáncer y la medicina personalizada. Cada uno de los... more...

  • RNA Processingby Gene W. Yeo

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 130.64

    Ribonucleic acid (RNA) binding proteins currently number in the thousands and defects in their function are at the heart of diseases such as cancer and neurodegeneration.  RNA binding proteins have become implicated in the intricate control of surprisingly diverse biological settings, such as circadian rhythm, stem cell self-renewal, oncogenesis... more...

  • Epstein's Inborn Errors of Developmentby Robert P. MD Erickson; PhD Anthony J. MD Wynshaw-Boris

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 349.99 US$ 300.99

    Epstein's Inborn Errors of Development provides essays on pathways of development and thoughtful reviews of dysmorphic syndromes for which the causative gene has been identified. It is a top-to-bottom revision of the landmark text that both revolutionized and accelerated the field of human genetics. more...

  • Down Syndrome Children - An Updateby Mohammed Al-Biltagi

    Bentham Science Publisher Ltd 2015; US$ 99.00

    This book describes different medical problems that children with Down syndrome can encounter. Twelve chapters written by medical experts present information about the disease and give general guidelines for pediatric care. Readers are introduced to the epidemiology and risk factors associated with Down Syndrome followed by descriptions of medical... more...

  • Genetics for Surgeonsby Patrick J. Morrison; Roy A.J. Spence; Eli Hatchwell

    Remedica Medical Education and Publishing 2005; US$ 35.00

    Surgeons need to know about genetics and how it interacts with modern surgical practice. Inherited diseases contribute to a substantial proportion of the surgical workload. Recognition of a positive history of disease in a family will allow genetic testing and precise diagnosis, leading to the ability to presymptomatically screen at-risk members of... more...

  • DNA Methylation: Basic Mechanismsby Walter Doerfler; Petra Böhm

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 227.54

    2 On the Early History of 5-mC In the fall of 1966, Norton D. Zinder of Rockefeller University in New York City presented the Harvey Lecture on ?Phage RNA as Genetic Material? (Zinder 1966). Frankly,I do not remember manydetailsofhis talk. However, one ofhis concluding remarks, in which he thanked his teacher Rollin Hotchkiss, stuck in my mind andbecame... more...

  • Epigenetics and Human Healthby Alexander Haslberger; Sabine Greßler

    Wiley 2011; US$ 197.95 US$ 171.56

    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$ 185.07

    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...