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Genetics

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  • 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$ 221.94

    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$ 180.51

    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$ 58.35

    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$ 244.95 US$ 212.29

    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$ 119.95

    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$ 148.66

    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$ 14.09

    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...

  • Phenotypic Variationby MFA Ph.D. Moyra M.D. Smith

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 64.99

    The author reviews published research in functional genomics and phenotypic variation carried out primarily since 2006. Topics reviewed include investigations in genome architecture, gene structure, regulation and function of organelles including mitochondria and the endosome lysosome system. New insights into neurodevelopment and neurobehavioral... more...