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- Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00
Dealing with one of the most controversial aspects of the new biology, Gene Therapy explores the development and future of this area of research and explains why it is considered such a promising branch of science. This encyclopedia presents an overview of genetic defects, viruses, and gene therapy in a way that students and general readers will find... more...
- National Science Teachers Association 2004; US$ 21.95
Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions. Each question is presented in two parts: concise scientific background for teachers, and reproducible... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
Introduces an approach that makes it possible to identify the genetic basis for differences in physiologic or pathologic responses among inbred mouse strains. This book focuses on haplotype-based computational genetic analysis method and its application to inbred mouse strains. It reviews murine models of asthma, lung disease, and others. more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 189.00
Presents a summary and synthesis of the data available in the post genomic era on the structural features, architecture, and evolution of the human genome. This work demonstrates how such architectural features may be important to both evolution and to explaining the susceptibility to those DNA rearrangements associated with disease. more...
- Springer 2005; US$ 319.00
Incorporating clinical photographs of patients, this work illustrates selected genetic disorders and congenital malformations. It provides an outline of each disorder describing the genetic/basic defects, clinical features, diagnostic investigations, and genetic counseling including recurrence risk, prenatal diagnosis, and management. more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 15.95
The genetic revolution has provided incredibly valuable information about our DNA, information that can be used to benefit and inform?but also to judge, discriminate, and abuse. An essential reference for living in today's world, this book gives the background information critical to understanding how genetics is now affecting our everyday lives. Written... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00
This report presents the results of a survey of over 800 genetic testing laboratory directors in 18 OECD countries. It provides the first detailed overview of the availability and extent of molecular genetic testing across OECD member countries. The survey allowed the OECD to compare practices in individual countries in order to inform international... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 309.00
Cytogenetics is a very important research tool in basic and applied research. The uses of cytogenetics in human-population monitoring, in biological dosimetry in radiation accidents and in astronauts and as a predictive measure of cancer are topics discussed in this book. The book will help the reader to better understand cytogenetics and the intricacies... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2005; US$ 110.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. The third edition of this award-winning text provides new and updated knowledge about genetics issues relevant to nursing practice. Read in sequence or used as a reference, this is a comprehensive overview of how genetics affetcs the care that nurses provide. In addition to a summary of basic human genetics and... more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2006; US$ 85.00
Designated a Doody's Core Title!. REFRESH YOUR GENETIC KNOWLEDGE AND ENHANCE YOUR PATIENT CARE. We now know that genetic factors can cause disease or affect an individual's susceptibility or resistance to disorders and even to treatment. To provide the best nursing care, it is therefore essential that practitioners and students have a basic... more...