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  • Nerve Disease ALS and Gradual Loss of Muscle Functionby Mary E. Miller

    Momentum Press 2016; US$ 29.95

    Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, ALS, is a common form of motor neuron disease that involves a loss of function in upper and lower motor neurons. ALS causes a progressive loss of muscle function that frequently initiates in the limbs, called limb-onset ALS, or initiates in facial muscles, called bulbar-onset ALS. This book describes the current understanding... more...

  • DNA Technology: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby David Newton

    ABC-CLIO 2016; US$ 60.00

    The great strides made in our understanding of the structure and function of DNA in recent decades have led to applying this invaluable knowledge to use in serving humanity. For example, recent discoveries in the field of genetic editing have created the potential for the creation of life forms de novo, a possibility that results in profound ethical... more...

  • Sickle Cell Diseaseby Todd T. Eckdahl

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the most common genetic blood disorder in the world. Millions of people in the world have SCD and about 300,000 babies are born with it each year. Readers will learn about the major symptoms of SCD, including chronic anemia, delayed growth, spleen dysfunction, opportunistic infections, vision loss, leg ulcers, stroke, and... more...

  • What's in Your Genes?by Katie McKissick

    Adams Media 2013; US$ 15.99

    A crash course in genetics! Everyone knows that if you come from a family of brunettes, you're likely to be born with brown hair. But did you know your hair color may also affect how often you get sunburned? Or how often you need to take vitamin supplements? What's in Your Genes? goes beyond Gregor Mendel and dominant/recessive genes to show... more...

  • Darwin's Islandby Steve Jones

    Little, Brown Book Group 2009; US$ 12.99

    The Origin of Species is the most famous book in science but its stature tends to obscure the genius of Charles Darwin's other works. The Beagle voyage, too, occupied only five of the fifty years of his career. He spent only five weeks on the Galapagos and on his return never left Britain again. Darwin wrote six million words, in nineteen books and... more...

  • Understanding Population Geneticsby Bengt Bengtsson; ; Torbjö ll; rn

    Wiley 2017; US$ 74.50 US$ 64.57

    An inspiring introduction to a vital scientific field. The reader is taken through ten mathematical derivations that lead to important results, explaining in a hands-on manner the key concepts and methods of theoretical population genetics. The derivations are carefully worked out and easy to follow. Particular attention is given to the underlying... more...

  • The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manualby Marilyn Arsham; Helen Lawce; Margaret Barch

    Wiley 2017; US$ 234.99 US$ 203.66

    Cytogenetics is the study of chromosome morphology, structure, pathology, function, and behavior. The field has evolved to embrace molecular cytogenetic changes, now termed cytogenomics. Cytogeneticists utilize an assortment of procedures to investigate the full complement of chromosomes and/or a targeted region within a specific chromosome in metaphase... more...

  • Somatic Genome Variationby Xiu-Qing Li

    Wiley 2017; US$ 199.95 US$ 173.29

    Written by an international team of experts,  Somatic Genome Variation  presents a timely summary of the latest understanding of somatic genome development and variation in plants, animals, and microorganisms. Wide-ranging in coverage, the authors provide an updated view of somatic genomes and genetic theories while also offering interpretations... more...

  • Gene Regulation, Epigenetics and Hormone Signalingby Subhrangsu S. Mandal

    Wiley 2017; US$ 335.00 US$ 290.33

    The first of its kind, this reference gives a comprehensive but concise introduction to epigenetics before covering the many interactions between hormone regulation and epigenetics at all levels. The contents are very well structured with no overlaps between chapters, and each one features supplementary material for use in presentations. Throughout,... more...

  • Evolution after Gene Duplicationby Katharina Dittmar; David Liberles

    Wiley 2011; US$ 121.95 US$ 105.69

    Gene duplication has long been believed to have played a major role in the rise of biological novelty through evolution of new function and gene expression patterns. The first book to examine gene duplication across all levels of biological organization, Evolution after Gene Duplication presents a comprehensive picture of the mechanistic process... more...