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Genetics

  • The $1,000 Genomeby Kevin Davies

    Free Press 2010; US$ 17.00

    In 2000, President Bill Clinton signaled the completion of the Human Genome Project at a cost in excess of $2 billion. A decade later, the price for any of us to order our own personal genome sequence?a comprehensive map of the 3 billion letters in our DNA?is rapidly and inevitably dropping to just $1,000. Dozens of men and women?scientists, entrepreneurs,... more...

  • 50 Genetics Ideas You Really Need to Knowby Mark Henderson

    Quercus 2009; US$ 10.99

    In recent years knowledge of our genetic code has changed our understanding of life on Earth. New genetic technologies are transforming the way we live and promise treatments for otherwise incurable diseases. But these advances are also generating controversy, particularly surrounding issues such as cloning and designer babies. In 50 Genetics Ideas,... more...

  • 50 Schlüsselideen Genetikby Andrea Kamphuis; Marc Henderson

    Spektrum Akademischer Verlag 2014; US$ 19.99

    Eine Entdeckungsreise durch Gene, Genome und Verwandtschaften Ist unsere Persönlichkeit ererbt oder geschaffen? Was verrät die Erbsubstanz DNA über die Geschichte des Menschen? Welche Bedeutung hat das Klonschaf Dolly? Und werden wir schon bald Designerbabys nach Wunsch bestellen? In 50 klaren und unterhaltsamen Essays destilliert Mark Henderson,... more...

  • An A-Z of Genetic Factors in Autismby Kenneth Aitken

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 125.00

    This volume explains the biology and genetics of ASD, and provides clinicians and researchers with a comprehensive summary of each genetic factor including the research that links it to ASD, diagnosis and treatment issues, and related animal models, as well as detailing relevant professional organisations and avenues for further research. more...

  • ABC of Clinical Geneticsby Helen M. Kingston

    Wiley 2008; US$ 60.95 US$ 52.82

    This ABC is a concise, highly illustrated introduction to genetic mechanisms involved in inherited disorders. The new edition has been extensively updated with new and revised chapters to encompass rapid advances in the field. Basic genetic concepts are explained along with the application of new technologies in clinical practice. Information on relevant... more...

  • The ABCs of Gene Cloningby Dominic Wong

    Springer US 2007; US$ 45.43

    Clear and concise, this easy-to-use text offers an introductory course on the language of gene cloning, covering microbial, plant, and animal systems. The essential concepts in biology relevant to the understanding of gene cloning are presented in a well-organized and accessible manner. This updated version of the first edition is an invaluable... more...

  • Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer's Diseaseby Colin J. Barrow; David H. Small

    Springer London 2006; US$ 157.24

    Recent advances in genetics and brain biochemistry point to the Abeta peptide as the major culprit in causing neurodegeneration in Alzheimer?s Disease (AD). Abeta Peptide and Alzheimer?s Disease is specifically targeted at summarizing current knowledge of the Abeta peptide and its role in AD. Written by leaders in the industrial and academic world... more...

  • Abnormal Skeletal Phenotypesby Alessandro Castriota-Scanderbeg; Bruno Dallapiccola

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 380.77

    When one is asked to review a manuscript in order of the different parts of the skeleton and comprises to write a foreword,one always asks oneself,?Is there about 600 pages. anything special about this book???Does it supply The reader will ?nd something about the in- us with unique information??I hesitate to think how dence, anatomic location, pathogenesis,... more...

  • Achieving Justice in Genomic Translationby PhD Wylie MD Burke; Kelly A. PhD Edwards; Sara PhD Goering; Suzanne PhD Holland; Susan Brown MA Trinidad

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 54.99 US$ 47.29

    This book examines ethical and social issues that arise in the conduct of genetic research, from the discovery phase, through development and delivery research, to health outcomes. The authors argue that research at every phase needs to be responsive to community needs to assure public health benefits and reduce, rather than exacerbate, health disparities. more...

  • Acute Promyelitic Leukemiaby Pier Paolo Pandolfi; Peter K. Vogt

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 223.52

    Over the past 10 years, work on acute promyelocytic leukemia (APL) has become the paradigm of translational research  that began with the discovery of a recurrent chromosomal translocation, followed by the identification of the genes and proteins involved, finding their molecular functions in transcriptional control, establishing mouse models... more...