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  • 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...

  • Drawing the Map of Lifeby Victor K. McElheny

    Basic Books 2012; US$ 26.00

    Drawing the Map of Life is the dramatic story of the Human Genome Project from its origins, through the race to order the 3 billion subunits of DNA, to the surprises emerging as scientists seek to exploit the molecule of heredity. It's the first account to deal in depth with the intellectual roots of the project, the motivations that drove it, and... more...

  • Huntington?s Diseaseby Todd T. Eckdahl

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This book describes Huntington?s disease (HD), a rare neurodegenerative genetic disorder that causes a triad of motor, cognitive, and psychiatric/behavioral symptoms and affects about 6 in 100,000 people worldwide. Although the age of onset of HD symptoms is usually 30 to 50 years, a rare juvenile-onset form of HD also occurs. The autosomal dominant... more...

  • Infectious Human Diseasesby Mary E. Miller

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Infectious diseases caused by bacteria and viruses exist in many forms and significantly affect human health. The sources of infectious diseases are vast, but in most cases arise from infectious microorganism such as bacteria or viruses that are able to establish growth or replication in humans, harming specific systems of the human body. This book... 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...

  • Electrophoresis in Practiceby Reiner Westermeier

    Wiley 2016; US$ 135.00 US$ 117.00

    This fifth edition of the successful, long-selling classic has been completely revised and expanded, omitting some topics on obsolete DNA electrophoresis, but now with a completely new section on electrophoretic micro-methods and on-the-chip electrophoresis. The text is geared towards advanced students and professionals and contains extended background... more...

  • The Evolution of Population Biologyby Rama S. Singh; Marcy K. Uyenoyama

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 48.00

    This 2004 collection of essays considers the foundation and historical development of population biology. more...

  • Cellular Computingby Martyn Amos

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    The completion of the first draft of the human genome has led to an explosion of interest in genetics and molecular biology. The view of the genome as a network of interacting computational components is well-established, but researchers are now trying to reverse the analogy, by using living organisms to construct logic circuits. The potential applications... more...

  • DNA Methylation: Basic Mechanismsby Walter Doerfler; Petra Böhm

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 233.91

    2 On the Early History of 5-mC In the fall of 1966, Norton D. Zinder of Rockefeller University in New York City presented the Harvey Lecture on ?Phage RNA as Genetic Material? (Zinder 1966). Frankly,I do not remember manydetailsofhis talk. However, one ofhis concluding remarks, in which he thanked his teacher Rollin Hotchkiss, stuck in my mind andbecame... more...