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  • 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...

  • Handbook of Epigeneticsby Trygve Tollefsbol

    Elsevier Science 2017; US$ 200.00

    Handbook of Epigenetics: The New Molecular and Medical Genetics, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive analysis of epigenetics, from basic biology, to clinical application. Epigenetics is considered by many to be the new genetics in that many biological phenomena are controlled, not through gene mutations, but rather through reversible and heritable... 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...

  • Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Caused by HIVby Mary E. Miller

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome, or AIDS, is a disease of the im¬mune system that is caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). AIDS has caused significant loss of life with considerable social and eco¬nomic consequences worldwide. HIV must infect a host cell in order to replicate, and once infected, the host cell is unable to function properly.... more...

  • The Applied Genetics of Humans, Animals, Plants and Fungiby Bernard C Lamb

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 54.00 US$ 49.14

    A concise, clear writing style and a detailed and rich coverage of topics are the reasons that students found the first edition of the book so engaging and useful. Riding on this wave, all chapters within the second edition of this popular book have been thoroughly updated and expanded, especially the human and animal materials. A wider range of animals... more...

  • Down Syndromeby Todd T. Eckdahl

    Momentum Press 2017; US$ 29.95

    This book presents Down syndrome, which is the most common chromosomal disorder in humans, occurring at a rate of about 1 in 700 births. It describes the characteristic physical features caused by Down syndrome and the myriad of symptoms and health complications it brings, including heart defects, congenital vision and hearing loss, abnormalities of... more...

  • Genetic Engineering Fundamentalsby John Kammermeyer

    CRC Press 2017; US$ 55.61

    This important reference/text provides technologists with the basic informationnecessary to interact scientifically with molecular biologists and get involved in scalinguplaboratory procedures and designing and constructing commercial plants.Requiring no previous training or experience in biology, Genetic EngineeringFundamentals explains the biological... more...

  • Somatic Gene Therapyby P.L. Chang

    CRC Press 2018; US$ 198.65

    As human gene therapy becomes a clinical reality, a new era in medicine dawns. Novel and innovative developments in molecular genetics now provide opportunities to treat the genetic bases of diseases often untreatable before. Somatic Gene Therapy documents these historical clinical trials, reviews current advances in the field, evaluates the use of... more...

  • Genetic Testingby Ronnee Yashon; Michael Cummings

    Momentum Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    It is hard to avoid hearing about genetic testing. It is advertised, discussed, debated, and offered to patients. Some are over the counter, such as paternity testing, testing for risk for diabetes and others. Others are offered by private companies and still others by drug companies, These tests may or may not show a distinct answer, so it important... more...