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Genetics

  • Heredity: A Very Short Introductionby John Waller

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 7.99

    John Waller describes the changing ideas concerning heredity from antiquity to the modern biological understanding, considering both the efforts over the centuries to identify the physiological mechanisms involved and how views of heredity have been used to justify or condemn inequalities of class, gender, and race. more...

  • DNAby James D. Watson; Andrew Berry; Kevin Davies

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 29.95

    The definitive insider's history of the genetic revolution--significantly updated to reflect the discoveries of the last decade. James D. Watson, the Nobel laureate whose pioneering work helped unlock the mystery of DNA's structure, charts the greatest scientific journey of our time, from the discovery of the double helix to today's controversies... more...

  • Hereditary Blindness and Deafnessby Todd T. Eckdahl

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This book presents examples of hereditary blindness and deafness that illustrate the large variety of genetic diseases that affect vision and hearing. It describes seven hereditary eye diseases, three genetic syndromes that cause deafness, and four types of nonsyndromic deafness. The author explains the diagnosis of hereditary blindness and deafness... more...

  • Oil Palm Breedingby Aik Chin Soh; Sean Mayes; Jeremy A. Roberts

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 189.95

    The oil palm is a remarkable crop, producing around 40% of the world’s vegetable oil from around 6% of the land devoted to oil crops. Conventional breeding has clearly been the major focus of genetic improvement in this crop. A mix of improved agronomy and management, coupled with breeding selection have quadrupled the oil yield of the crop since... more...

  • Safety, Ethics and Regulationsby Phuc Van Pham; Achim Rosemann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 164.73

    This invaluable resource discusses the saftey, ethics, and regulations of developing stem cell clinical applications. Each chapter is contributed by a preeminent scientist in the field and covers such topics as clinical safety of stem cell gene therapy, the patentability of hESC technologies, international guidelines, challenges to international stem... more...

  • Fertility, Infertility and Treatment Optionsby Ronnee Yashon; Michael R. Cummings

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    It seems simple to create a baby, after all everyone does it. Even simpler is the definition of fertility. For a successful conception, you need only three things: egg, sperm, and uterus. However, all of these components have to work together to produce a healthy baby, but what happens if one of these parts is not working properly, or is missing altogether?... more...

  • Evolution since Codingby Zachary F. Burton

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 49.95

    Evolution since Coding: Cradles, Halos, Barrels, and Wings describes genesis of metabolism, transcription, translation, cell structure, eukaryotic complexity, LUCA (the last universal common (cellular) ancestor), the great divergence of archaea and bacteria, LECA (the last eukaryotic common ancestor), extinction, and cancer in very simple ways.... more...

  • Revival: Biological Variation in Health and Illness (1995)by Theresa Overfield

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 55.95

    Specifically for the health professional, this book contains an extensive compilation of research findings on biologic variation by race, age, and gender relating to health and illness. Completely rewritten, revised, and updated, the Second Edition includes an increased discussion of biologic variation and expanded coverage of each chapter topic. This... more...

  • Bioinformaticsby Lloyd Low; Martti Tammi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2017; US$ 62.00 US$ 56.42

    Rapid technological developments have led to increasingly efficient sequencing approaches. Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) is increasingly common and has become cost-effective, generating an explosion of sequenced data that need to be analyzed. The skills required to apply computational analysis to target research on a wide range of applications that... more...

  • The Role of Chromosomes in Cancer Biologyby Peo C. Kollerr; V. G. Allfrey; M. Allgöwer; K. H. Bauer

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 31.95

    The Role of Chromosomes in Cancer Biology provides a description of the molecular organization and function of chromosomes and the consequences of chromosomal aberrations in human development. The book presents accounts on the structure and function of the chromosome; the cellular features of primary tumors and ascetic fluid; the cytological actions... more...