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Theories of disease. Etiology. Pathogenesis

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  • Gender and Geneticsby Kate Reed

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women?s experiences of such screening, little is known about men?s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the experiences of both women and men, this text offers an innovative... more...

  • Einführung in die Genetische Epidemiologieby Heike Bickeböller; Christine Fischer

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.99

    Die erfolgreiche Sequenzierung des menschlichen Genoms ermvglicht die umfassende Analyse von Gesundheit und Krankheit unter Ber]cksichtigung genetischer und umweltbedingter Faktoren. Wdhrend die Entdeckung ursdchlicher Gene f]r seltene monogene Erbkrankheiten bereits hvchst erfolgreich gelang, stellen die hdufigen Krankheiten mit komplexem Erbmuster... more...

  • NEW-OPATHIESby Errol C. Friedberg; Diego H. Castrillon; Rene L. Galindo

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2012; US$ 192.00

    This book presents new insights into the etiology and pathogenesis of systemic diseases recently discovered to be due to specific defects in molecular assemblies, organelles, or other subcellular structures. This new information, of great importance to medical students, physicians, and basic scientists, has not been incorporated into major medical... more...

  • Genomic and Personalized Medicineby Geoffrey S. Ginsburg; Huntington F Willard

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 450.00

    Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Second Edition - winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine - is a major discussion of the structure, history, and applications of the field, as it emerges from the campus and lab into clinical action. As with the first edition, leading experts review the development of the new science,... more...

  • Kulturen der Epigenetik: Vererbt, codiert, übertragenby Vanessa Lux; Jörg Thomas Richter

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    This interdisciplinary compendium examines the new cultural and biological theories of transmission and inheritance that have been stimulated by advances in epigenetics research. The contributors come from the disciplines of biology, biochemistry, medicine, psychology, education, cultural studies, literary studies, philosophy, technology... more...

  • Minicircle and Miniplasmid DNA Vectorsby Martin Schleef

    Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00

    Dr. Martin Schleef studied Biology at the Universities of Würzburg and Bielefeld, Germany and holds a PhD from the University of Bielefeld. Martin Schleef received post-doctoral training from the Institut Pasteur Paris, France. He joined QIAGEN GmbH, Hilden, Germany in 1994 and is co-founder and CEO of PlasmidFactory in Bielefeld since 2000. more...

  • Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry and Implicationsby H. E. Nursten

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2005; US$ 160.00

    Research in the field of the Maillard reaction has developed rapidly in recent years as a result of not only the application of improved analytical techniques, but also of the realisation that that the Maillard reaction plays an important role in some human diseases and in the ageing process. The Maillard Reaction: Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Implications... more...

  • Evolution and Medicineby Robert Perlman

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 43.99

    Evolution and Medicine provides an accessible introduction to the new field of evolutionary medicine. Evolutionary concepts help explain why we remain vulnerable to disease, how pathogens and cancer cells evolve, and how the diseases that affected our evolutionary ancestors have shaped our biology.The book interweaves the presentation of evolutionary... more...

  • The Gene, the Clinic, and the Familyby Joanna Latimer

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    While some theorists argue that medicine is caught in a relentless process of ?geneticization? and others offer a thesis of biomedicalization, there is still little research that explores how these effects are accomplished in practice. Joanna Latimer, whose groundbreaking ethnography on acute medicine gave us the social science classic The Conduct... more...

  • Genetic Privacyby Terry Sheung-hung Kaan

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 189.00

    Privacy is an unwieldy concept that has eluded an essentialised definition despite its centrality and importance in the body of bioethics. The compilation presented in this volume represents continuing discussions on the theme of privacy in the context of genetic information. It is intended to present a wide range of expert opinion in which the notion... more...