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The Functional Nucleus

by Graham Dellaire & David P. Bazett-Jones

<p>This book gives an in-depth overview on nuclear structure and function. It clearly shows that the epigenome and the three-dimensional organization of the nucleus are not independent properties. The intimate relationship between the location ...

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The Genetics of Cancer

by B.A. Ponder & M.J. Waring

<p>It has been recognized for almost 200 years that certain families seem to inherit cancer. It is only in the past decade, however, that molecular genetics and epidemiology have combined to define the role of inheritance in cancer more clearly,

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The Genetics of Health: Understand Your Genes for Better Health

by Sharad P. Paul, MD

<p><strong>‘An exhilarating journey through the shifting landscape of genetics, health and evolution’</strong></p> <p>Pulitzer Prize winning author of <em>The Emperor of Maladies</em>, Siddhartha Mukherjee</p> <p>Take charge of your health by ...

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The Genetics of Type 2 Diabetes and Related Traits

Biology, Physiology and Translation

by Jose C. Florez

<p>This book presents the state of the art of type 2 diabetes genetics, from the process of genetic discovery to its interpretation and clinical application, and illustrates a model for other complex human phenotypes.</p> <p>The first section ...

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The HLA System

A New Approach

by John Lee

<p>This volume documents our growing understanding of the human major histocompatibility complex. The application of this information is ever more important as the limits of transplantation continue to be reduced, including the recent success of

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The Human Genome as Common Heritage of Mankind

by Jean Buttigieg

<p>In 1997, the UNESCO General Conference declared the human genome a common heritage of humankind. This declaration was followed by the Joint Statement of March 14, 2000, by US President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair, in ...

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The Humanist Principle

On Compassion and Tolerance

by Felix Unger & Daisaku Ikeda

<p>What is the nature of tolerance? Can it be engendered by religion? And how might different cultural traditions, whether religious or secular, assist in promulgating the vital principle of humanistic dialogue and benevolence? These are some of

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The Ichthyoses

A Guide to Clinical Diagnosis, Genetic Counseling, and Therapy

by Heiko Traupe, R. Happle & B. Melnik

<p>It is a great pleasure for me to see this work in print. As outlined by Dr. Traupe, at least 20 different types of ichthyosis have been identified to date. This book will effectively help to establish a correct diagnosis, as a basis for ...

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The Initiation of DNA Replication in Eukaryotes

by Daniel L. Kaplan

<p>?Every time a cell divides, a copy of its genomic DNA has to be faithfully copied to generate new genomic DNA for the daughter cells.  The process of DNA replication needs to be precisely regulated to ensure that replication of the genome is ...

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The Male Role in Pregnancy Loss and Embryo Implantation Failure

by Richard Bronson

<p>Novel topics compiled in this one-of-a-kind volume provide tantalizing hints for clinical application through future translational research. Only recently have we come to ask what role the male might play in pregnancy loss and embryo ...

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The mRNA Metabolism in Human Disease

by Luísa Romão

<p>The eukaryotic gene expression pathway involves a number of interlinked steps, with messenger RNA (mRNA) being the key intermediate. The precursor mRNA is transcribed from DNA, processed by removal of introns and addition of the cap structure

ISBN: 9783030199661

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The Mystery of Human Aging

Surprising Insights from a Science That's Still Young

by Bjoern Schumacher

How can we turn back the clock? Health food, gyms and cosmetic companies promise us everlasting youth, but the effects of aging are caused by complex biological processes at the level of the cell. The author shows what we can do to protect ...

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The Neurobiology and Genetics of Nicotine and Tobacco

by Marcus R. Munafò & David J.K. Balfour

<p>The primary purpose of this book and its companion volume <em>The Neuropharmacology of Nicotine Dependence</em> is to explore the ways in which recent studies on nicotine and its role in tobacco addiction have opened our eyes to the ...

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The Neuropathology of Huntington’s Disease: Classical Findings, Recent Developments and Correlation to Functional Neuroanatomy

by Udo Rüb, Jean Paul G. Vonsattel, Helmut Heinsen & others

<p>This monograph describes the progress in neuropathological HD research made during the last century, the neuropathological hallmarks of HD and their pathogenic relevance. Starting with the initial descriptions of the progressive degeneration ...

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The Oxford Handbook of Reproductive Ethics

by Leslie Francis

<p>Intimate and medicalized, natural and technological, reproduction poses some of the most challenging ethical dilemmas of our time. Reproduction presses the boundaries of humanity and ethical respect, the permissible limits of technology, ...

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The Person Behind the Syndrome

by Greta Beighton

<p>A decade after the publication of The Man Behind the Syndrome, which was warmly received, particularly by medical geneticists, syndromologists and those doctors from many different dis­ ciplines with an interest in medical history, Peter and ...

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The Physical Basis of Bacterial Quorum Communication

by Stephen J. Hagen

<p>Quorum sensing (QS) describes a chemical communication behavior that is nearly universal among bacteria. Individual cells release a diffusible small molecule (an autoinducer) into their environment. A high concentration of this autoinducer ...

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The PKU Paradox

A Short History of a Genetic Disease

by Diane B. Paul & Jeffrey P. Brosco

<p>In a lifetime of practice, most physicians will never encounter a single case of PKU. Yet every physician in the industrialized world learns about the disease in medical school and, since the early 1960s, the newborn heel stick test for PKU ...

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The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History

by Robin L. Bennett

<b>Helps you develop and assess pedigrees to make diagnoses, evaluate risk, and counsel patients</b> <p>The <i>Second Edition of The Practical Guide to the Genetic Family History</i> not only shows how to take a medical-family history and record

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The Role of Biotechnology in Countering BTW Agents

by Malcolm R. Dando, Kathryn Nixdorff & Alexander Kelle

<p>Biotechnology is vital to counter biological and toxin weapons. Without biotechnology, the detection, identification and diagnoses of, and medical countermeasures to such weapons would be virtually impossible. As biological and toxin agents ...

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