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Genetics

  • Arrival of the Fittestby Andreas Wagner

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    ?Natural selection can preserve innovations, but it cannot create them. Nature?s many innovations?some uncannily perfect?call for natural principles that accelerate life?s ability to innovate.? Darwin?s theory of natural selection explains how useful adaptations are preserved over time. But the biggest mystery about evolution eluded him. As genetics... more...

  • Emerging Applications of Molecular Imaging to Oncologyby Martin Pomper; Paul B Fisher

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 171.00

    Advances in Cancer Research provides invaluable information on the exciting and fast-moving field of cancer research. Here, once again, outstanding and original reviews are presented on a variety of topics. This volume, number 124, covers emerging applications of molecular imaging to oncology, including molecular-genetic imaging, imaging the tumor... more...

  • Behavioral Genetics of the Mouse: Volume 2, Genetic Mouse Models of Neurobehavioral Disordersby Susanna Pietropaolo; Frans Sluyter; Wim E. Crusio

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 128.00

    A comprehensive and critical overview of the major genetically modified mouse lines used to model human neurobehavioral disorders. more...

  • Race Unmaskedby Michael Yudell

    Columbia University Press 2014; US$ 39.99

    Race, while drawn from the visual cues of human diversity, is an idea with a measurable past, an identifiable present, and an uncertain future. The concept of race has been at the center of both triumphs and tragedies in American history and has had a profound effect on the human experience. Race Unmasked revisits the origins of commonly held beliefs... more...

  • Protocols for Cytogenetic Mapping of Arthropod Genomesby Igor V. Sharakhov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Arthropods are important to worldwide agriculture, food safety, human health, and energy production. Besides their practical significance, various species represent excellent model systems for biological investigations of evolution, development, physiology, reproduction, and social interaction. For these reasons, arthropod genomics is receiving increasing... more...

  • Genomic Signal Processingby Ilya Shmulevich; Edward R. Dougherty

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 87.50

    Genomic signal processing (GSP) can be defined as the analysis, processing, and use of genomic signals to gain biological knowledge, and the translation of that knowledge into systems-based applications that can be used to diagnose and treat genetic diseases. Situated at the crossroads of engineering, biology, mathematics, statistics, and computer... more...

  • Principles of Developmental Geneticsby Sally A. Moody

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    Providing expert coverage of all major events in early embryogenesis and the organogenesis of specific systems, and supplemented with representative clinical syndromes, Principles of Developmental Genetics, Second Edition discusses the processes of normal development in embryonic and prenatal animals, including humans. The new edition of this classic... more...

  • Genesby Jonathan Slack

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99

    In this exploration of the concept of the gene, Jonathan Slack looks at the discovery, nature, and role of genes in both evolution and development. Explaining the nature of genetic variation in the human population, how hereditary factors were identified as molecules of DNA, and how certain specific mutations can lead to disease, Slack highlights how... more...

  • The Biology of Thoughtby Krishnagopal Dharani

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 79.95

    The question of " what is thought " has intrigued society for ages, yet it is still a puzzle how the human brain can produce a myriad of thoughts and can store seemingly endless memories. All we know is that sensations received from the outside world imprint some sort of molecular signatures in neurons ? or perhaps synapses ? for future retrieval.... more...

  • Epigenetic Shaping of Sociosexual Interactions: From Plants to Humansby Daisuke Yamamoto

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 171.00

    Epigenetic Shaping of Sociosexual Interactions: From Plants to Humans is the first attempt to interpret the higher social functions of organisms. This volume covers an extraordinarily wide range of biological research and provides a novel framework for understanding human-specific brain functions. Covers an extraordinarily wide range of biological... more...