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- Humana Press 2007; US$ 219.00
A grand summary and synthesis of the tremendous amount of data now available in the post genomic era on the structural features, architecture, and evolution of the human genome. The authors demonstrate how such architectural features may be important to both evolution and to explaining the susceptibility to those DNA rearrangements associated with... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 442.00
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...
- Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 42.00
Since humankind's earliest days, the rise of civilization led to a huge increase in the number and types of diseases that afflict the human population. Early prevailing theories about the causes of and cures for disease included superstitious beliefs, the application of herbal remedies, and the well-meant but ultimately misguided humoral theory... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 97.00
Ever since the birth of molecular biology, the tantalizing possibility of treating disease at its genetic roots has become increasingly feasible. Gene therapy - though still in its infancy - remains one of the hottest areas of research in medicine. Its approach utilizes a gene transfer vehicle ( vector) to deliver therapeutic DNA or RNA to cells of... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95
A Handbook of Clinical Genetics focuses on clinical genetics and the growing demand for genetic counseling. This book begins by introducing issues regarding changes in morbidity and mortality; fall in birth rate; advances in technology and treatment; and complex social changes. Other topics covered include genetic and environmental factors in disease;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
Human Chromosomes: An Illustrated Introduction to Human Cytogenetics focuses on the processes, methodologies, and approaches involved in the study of human chromosomes. The publication first offers information on the cell and its activity, particularly noting that the cell is the basic unit that forms the organs and tissues of the human body. The... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 79.99
This practice-focused book reviews the cytology of superficial neo plastic and non-neo plastic disease processes obtained by percutaneous ultrasound guidance, particularly of thyroid, lymph nodes and breast with ultrasound image and histopathology correlation. more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2008; US$ 39.95
This guide to genetic disorders that tend to affect the Jewish population more than the non-Jewish begins with a short history of the Jews and basic facts concerning genetics and genetic disorders. The information that follows is categorized under blood, cancers, central nervous system, connective tissue, gastrointestinal, metabolic or endocrine, respiratory,... more...
- The Jewish Publication Society 2015; US$ 35.00
Well aware of Jews having once been the victims of Nazi eugenics policies, many Jews today have an ambivalent attitude toward new genetics and are understandably wary of genetic forms of identity and intervention. At the same time, the Jewish tradition is strongly committed to medical research designed to prevent or cure diseases. Jews and Genes... more...