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Genetics

  • Gene Therapy for Neurological Disordersby Pedro R. Lowenstein; Maria G. Castro

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 167.95

    Coedited by internationally recognized leaders in gene therapy research, this guide supplies the most recent advances, studies, and expert opinion on gene therapy for neurological disorders. Spanning conditions such as Parkinsons's and Alzheimer's disease, multiple sclerosis, brain tumors, stroke, epilepsy, and brain and spinal cord trauma, this reference... more...

  • Molecular Epidemiologyby Timothy R. Rebbeck; Christine B. Ambrosone; Peter G. Shields

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 167.95

    This volume comprises the investigation of factors that may predict the response to treatment, outcome, and survival by exploring: ? design considerations in molecular epidemiology, including: case-only family-based approaches for evaluation of genetic susceptibility to exposure and addiction pharmacogenetics incorporation of biomarkers in... more...

  • Pharmacogeneticsby Ian P. Hall; Munir Pirmohamed

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95

    The only source on the subject to offer both an overview and a disease-based approach, this reference text spans the wide array of technical, methodological, regulatory, and ethical issues related to pharmacogenetics and stresses the impact of pharmacogenetic data on patient care and management. Providing expertly selected references, tables, and... more...

  • Stem Cells: From Basic Research to Therapy, Volume Twoby Federico Calegari; Claudia Waskow

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    The second volume in the Stem Cells series concentrates on the mechanisms of stem cell regeneration in the adult organism with a view towards understanding how lost tissue can be replaced during adulthood and aging. The second focus of this volume is on stem cell identification and manipulation, including applications in basic research, medicine,... more...

  • Adipokinesby Victor R. Preedy; Ross J. Hunter

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 188.95

    Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as their general cellular aspects, including thermal stress and adipokine expression, central nervous system roles... more...

  • Nutritional Genomicsby Wayne R. Bidlack; Raymond L. Rodriguez

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.95

    The notion of matching diet with an individual?s genetic makeup is transforming the way the public views nutrition as a means of managing health and preventing disease. To fulfill the promise of nutritional genomics, researchers are beginning to reconcile the diverse properties of dietary factors with our current knowledge of genome structure and... more...

  • The Chromosomal Imbalance Theory of Cancerby David Rasnick

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 142.95

    Exploring the chromosomal imbalance (aneuploidy) theory of cancer, this volume describes how cancer is initiated and why progression takes years to decades. It clarifies why cancer cells often become drug resistant, provides objective, quantitative measures for detecting cancer and monitoring its progression, and suggests non-toxic strategies of cancer... more...

  • Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods and Personalized Nutritionby Lynnette R. Ferguson

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 136.95

    While functional foods have become a reasonably well-established concept, personalized nutrition is still treated with skepticism by many. The recognition that people would have different nutrient requirements, or perceive foods in different ways, raises several concerns?some real, some not so real. Nutrigenomics and Nutrigenetics in Functional Foods... more...

  • Long Non-coding RNAs in Human Diseaseby Kevin V. Morris

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 189.00

    Thisvolume focuses on the roles of long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) in contextsranging from human cancers to cardiovascular disease and ageing. The role oflncRNAs in X-inactivation and those lncRNAs derived from pseudogenes, pastretroelements integrated within the human genome, as well as the role thesepseudogene-derived lncRNAs play in cancer development... more...

  • Rare Hereditary Cancersby Gabriella Pichert; Chris Jacobs

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 159.00

    This book approaches the differential diagnosis and management of rare, hereditary cancer syndromes from a practical angle, addressing the issues pertinent to each tumour type as encountered by health professionals in their day-to-day practice. This book enables readers to correctly identify patients with rare cancer syndromes who would benefit from... more...