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  • Statistical Methods in Genetic Epidemiologyby Duncan C. Thomas

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 79.99

    This balanced and well-integrated text gives a lucid overview of the entire process of genetic epidemiology, from familial aggregation through segregation, likage, and association studies. It is illustrated throughout with examples from the literature on cancer genetics. Statistical concepts are developed in depth, but with a focus on applications.... more...

  • Genetic Analysis of Complex Diseaseby Jonathan L. Haines; Margaret A. Pericak-Vance

    Wiley 2006; US$ 152.95 US$ 137.66

    Second Edition features the latest tools for uncovering the genetic basis of human disease The Second Edition of this landmark publication brings together a team of leading experts in the field to thoroughly update the publication. Readers will discover the tremendous advances made in human genetics in the seven years that have elapsed since... more...

  • Gene Therapyby Joseph Panno

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 35.00

    Dealing with one of the most controversial aspects of the new biology, Gene Therapy explores the development and future of this area of research and explains why it is considered such a promising branch of science. This encyclopedia presents an overview of genetic defects, viruses, and gene therapy in a way that students and general readers will find... more...

  • Thinking Scientifically About Controversial Issuesby Irwin L. Slesnick

    National Science Teachers Association 2004; US$ 21.95

    Clones, Cats, and Chemicals examines 10 dilemmas from the fields of biology, chemistry, physics, Earth science, technology, and mathematics and helps you challenge students to confront scientific and social problems that offer few black-and-white solutions. Each question is presented in two parts: concise scientific background for teachers, and reproducible... more...

  • Genetics in Practiceby Jo Haydon

    Wiley 2007; US$ 70.99 US$ 63.89

    Nurses are increasingly being asked to provide information when a genetic diagnosis is made, whether to the individual patient or to members of his or her family. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to present day genetic services, to help professionals feel more confident when dealing with queries or advising where to go for further information.... more...

  • Computational Genetics and Genomicsby Gary Peltz

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 165.36

    Ultimately, the quality of the tools available for genetic analysis and experimental disease models will be assessed on the basis of whether they provide new information that generates novel treatments for human disease. In addition, the time frame in which genetic discoveries impact clinical practice is also an important dimension of how society assesses... more...

  • Genomic Disordersby James R. Lupski; Pawel T. Stankiewicz

    Humana Press 2007; US$ 200.79

    A grand summary and synthesis of the tremendous amount of data now available in the post genomic era on the structural features, architecture, and evolution of the human genome. The authors demonstrate how such architectural features may be important to both evolution and to explaining the susceptibility to those DNA rearrangements associated with... more...

  • DNAby Linda L. McCabe; Edward R.B. McCabe

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 29.95

    The genetic revolution has provided incredibly valuable information about our DNA, information that can be used to benefit and inform—but also to judge, discriminate, and abuse. An essential reference for living in today's world, this book gives the background information critical to understanding how genetics is now affecting our everyday lives. Written... more...

  • Genetic Testingby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 49.00

    This report presents the results of a survey of over 800 genetic testing laboratory directors in 18 OECD countries. It provides the first detailed overview of the availability and extent of molecular genetic testing across OECD member countries. The survey allowed the OECD to compare practices in individual countries in order to inform international... more...

  • Oxidants in Biologyby Giuseppe Valacchi; Paul A. Davis

    Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 235.06

    Oxidants in Biology focuses on how the same molecules can have favorable or noxious effects depending on location, level and timing. Each chapter of this unique book focuses on one particular molecule or oxidant/antioxidant system. more...