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  • Epigenetic Alterations in Oncogenesisby Adam R. Karpf

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    The purpose of this book is to provide an up to date review of the nature and consequences of epigenetic changes in cancer. Epigenetics literally means "above" genetics, and consists of heritable gene expression or other phenotypic states not accounted for by DNA base sequence. Epigenetic changes are now known to make a large contribution... more...

  • Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine in Ophthalmologyby Stephen H. Tsang

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Patient specific and disease specific stem cell lines have already introduced groundbreaking advances into the research and practice of ophthalmology. This volume provides a comprehensive and engaging overview of the latest innovations in the field. Twelve chapters discuss the fastest growing areas in ophthalmological stem cell research, from disease... more...

  • Androgen-Responsive Genes in Prostate Cancerby Zhou Wang

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Androgens and androgen receptors (AR) play critical roles in the development and progression of prostate cancer, the most frequently diagnosed cancer and second leading cause of cancer death in US males.  AR is an androgen-dependent DNA-binding transcription factor that regulates the expression of androgen-responsive genes.  Identification... more...

  • Cardiovascular Diseasesby Nilanjana Ph.D. Maulik

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 149.95

    With cardiovascular disease remaining one of the primary causes of morbidity and mortality worldwide, there is a great need to further understand the molecular basis of this disease class and develop new therapeutic or preventative measures. Cardiovascular Diseases: Nutritional and Therapeutic Interventions presents up-to-date information on the... more...

  • Defy Your DNAby Stephen Shrewsbury

    10 Finger Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    The greatest medical breakthrough since penicillin, currently featured in a storyline on the TV show Grey's Anatomy, is about to change your health care forever (even if cancer and heart disease lurk in your genes).   What if your doctor could stop a disease for you or your children before it actually happens? That may sound like science fiction,... more...

  • The Compatibility Geneby Daniel M Davis

    Penguin Books Ltd 2013; Not Available

    The Compatibility Gene is a scientific adventure story set in a new field of genetic discovery - that of the crucial genes that define our relationships, our health and our individuality. Here, Daniel M Davis, one of the leading scientists in the field, tells us the story of its grounbreaking developments that have the potential to change us all... more...

  • Ethics of the New Eugenics, Theby Calum MacKellar; Christopher Bechtel

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 95.00

    Strategies or decisions aimed at affecting, in a manner considered to be positive, the genetic heritage of a child in the context of human reproduction are increasingly being accepted in contemporary society. As a result, unnerving similarities between earlier selection ideology so central to the discredited eugenic regimes of the 20th century and... more...

  • Next Generation Sequencing in Cancer Researchby Wei Wu; Hani Choudhry

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    This volume provides an interdisciplinary perspective of applying Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) technology to cancer research. It aims to systematically introduce the concept of NGS, a variety of NGS platforms and their practical implications in cancer biology.This unique and comprehensive text will integrate the unprecedented... more...

  • Stem Cells Handbookby Stewart Sell

    Springer 2013; US$ 175.00

    Stem Cells Handbook, Second Edition discusses the  critical areas of progress in stem cells, including the most recent research and applications of pluripotent embryonic cells, induced pluripotent cells, oligopotent tissue stem cells and cancer stem cells. 36 chapters - written by the experts in the field - cover basic knowledge... more...

  • Systems Analysis of Chromatin-Related Protein Complexes in Cancerby Andrew Emili; Jack Greenblatt; Shoshana Wodak

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Epigenetic modifications underlie all aspects of human physiology, including stem cell renewal, formation of cell types and tissues. They also underlie  environmental impacts on human health, including aging and diseases like cancer. Consequently, cracking the epigenetic 'code' is considered a key challenge in biomedical research.Chromatin... more...