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  • Alternative Splicing and Diseaseby Philippe Jeanteur

    Springer 2006; US$ 259.00

    Splicing of primary RNA transcript is a quasi-systematic step of gene expression in higher organisms. However, this process is not unequivocal but can follow alternate pathways. Alternative splicing of a given transcript can therefore yield several distinct mRNAs encoding as many different proteins. This book talks about this alternate pathway. more...

  • Essential Medical Geneticsby Edward S. Tobias; Michael Connor; Malcolm Ferguson-Smith

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.99

    Adopted at Cambridge University Essential Medical Genetics provides students, clinicians, counsellors and scientists with the up-to-date information they need regarding the basic principles underlying medical genetics. It also provides guidance on how to apply current knowledge in clinical contexts, covering a wide variety of topics: from genome... more...

  • The Language of Lifeby Francis Collins

    Profile Books 2010; US$ 11.98

    We are in the midst of a medical revolution: in just a few years, we will be able to have our complete DNA sequenced at an affordable cost. Analysing the content of our genomes will allow a powerful estimate of our future risks of illness - from cystic fibrosis and Huntington's disease, to cancer and diabetes - which will help us devise our own personalised... more...

  • Biocode: The New Age of Genomicsby Dawn Field; Neil Davies

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    The living world runs on genomic software - what Dawn Field and Neil Davies call the 'biocode' - the sum of all DNA on Earth. In Biocode, they tell the story of a new age of scientific discovery: the growing global effort to read and map the biocode, and what that might mean for the future. The structure of DNA was identified in 1953, and the... more...

  • The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family Historyby Robin L. Bennett

    Wiley 2004; US$ 84.95

    The Practical Guide to The Genetic Family History Robin L. Bennett Compiling the most recent genetic developments in medical specialties, The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History is a valuable resource which outlines the proper methods for taking and recording a patient's family medical history, allowing primary care physicians to be more... more...

  • Genomic Imprinting and Uniparental Disomy in Medicineby Eric Engel; Stylianos E. Antonarakis

    Wiley 2004; US$ 153.50

    Eric Engel and Stylianos Antonarakis have written the most authoritative and vital reference on molecular and clinical aspects of uniparental disomy (UPD) and genomic imprinting to date. Genomic Imprinting and Uniparental Disomy in Medicine features comprehensive overviews of a multitude of genetic disorders linked to UPD, with a strong emphasis on... more...

  • Genetics for Healthcare Professionalsby Heather Skirton; Christine Patch

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 72.00

    Genetics is increasingly important in health care provision, but its relevance on a day-to-day basis is often poorly understood. Genetics for Healthcare Professionals introduces the general principles of genetics and links these to real world examples, to allow nurses, midwives, genetic counselors and doctors to apply this knowledge in their routine... more...

  • A Review of the Scientific Literature as it Pertains to Gulf War Illnesses, Volume 1by Lee H. Hilborne; Beatrice A. Golomb

    RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95

    Numerous Gulf War veterans have reported a range of illnesses and symptoms after serving in the Persian Gulf. Some of the reported symptoms are similar to those caused by diseases known to be prevalent in that region. This report discusses these infectious diseases and considers them as potential causes of the symptoms reported by the veterans. more...

  • Narrating the New Predictive Geneticsby Monica Konrad

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 40.00

    Explores how new techniques in genetic testing have changed the relationship between ethics and medicine. more...

  • ABC of Clinical Geneticsby Helen M. Kingston

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2008; US$ 57.95

    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...