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A Guide to Genetic Counseling

by Wendy R. Uhlmann, Jane L. Schuette & Beverly Yashar

<b>The first book devoted exclusively to the principles and practice of genetic counseling—now in a new edition</b> <p>First published in 1998, <i>A Guide to Genetic Counseling</i> quickly became a bestselling and widely recognized text, used ...

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A Guide to Zona Pellucida Domain Proteins

by Eveline S. Litscher & Paul M. Wassarman

This book provides a coherent, clear, and uniform presentation of structural, genetic, molecular, and biochemical information available for the zona pellucida domain protein family, which impact pathologies such as infertility, deafness, and ...

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A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders

by Karestan C. Koenen, Sasha Rudenstine, Ezra Susser & others

A Life Course Approach to Mental Disorders examines the interplay of social and biological factors in the production of a wide range of mental disorders throughout life, from the peri-natal period through to old age. The aging into adulthood of ...

ISBN: 9780191631160

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A Short History of Medical Genetics

by Peter S. Harper

An eminent geneticist, veteran author, OMMG Series Editor, and noted archivist, Peter Harper presents a lively account of how our ideas and knowledge about human genetics have developed over the past century from the perspective of someone ...

ISBN: 9780190208394

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Acute Phase Proteins in the Acute Phase Response

by Mark B. Pepys

ISBN: 9781447117391

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Adipokines

by Preedy, Victor R.

<P>Adipokines (also called adipocytokines) are a group of peptides secreted by adipose tissue. They have diverse roles, from functions in the individual cell to the whole body. This volume examines a wide range of specific adipokines as well as ...

ISBN: 9781439879887

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Advances in Down Syndrome Research

by Gert Lubec

"Advances in Down Syndrome Research” represents updated research in several areas of Down Syndrome (DS). A new promising animal model of DS is reported and this opens new opportunities to study pathomechanisms and pharmacological approaches as ...

ISBN: 9783709167212

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Advances in Swine in Biomedical Research

Volume 2

by L.B. Schook & M.E. Tumbleson

Similarities in structure and function between pigs and human beings include size, feeding patterns, digestive physiology, dietary habits, kidney structure and function, pulmo­ nary vascular bed structure, coronary artery distribution, ...

ISBN: 9781461558859

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Aging and Health - A Systems Biology Perspective

by Yashin, A.I.

Aging is a major risk factor for chronic diseases, which in turn can provide information about the aging of a biological system. This publication serves as an introduction to systems biology and its application to biological aging. Key pathways ...

ISBN: 9783318027303

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Alcohol and Its Biomarkers

Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination

by Amitava Dasgupta

<i> <p>Alcohol and Its Biomarkers: Clinical Aspects and Laboratory Determination</i> is a concise guide to all currently known alcohol biomarkers, their clinical application, and the laboratory methods used to detect them. Pathologists can use ...

ISBN: 9780128004098

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Alcohol Metabolism, Alcohol Intolerance, and Alcoholism

Biochemical and Pharmacogenetic Approaches

by Dharam P. Agarwal & H. Werner Goedde

Alcohol abuse, alcohol intolerance, alcohol dependence and other alcohol-related disabilities are some of the most challenging public health problems facing our modern-day society. The purpose of this comprehensive monograph is to review the ...

ISBN: 9783642749049

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Analysis of Deterministic Cyclic Gene Regulatory Network Models with Delays

by Mehmet Eren Ahsen, Hitay Özbay & Silviu-Iulian Niculescu

<p>This brief examines a deterministic, ODE-based model for gene regulatory networks (GRN) that incorporates nonlinearities and time-delayed feedback. An introductory chapter provides some insights into molecular biology and GRNs. The ...

ISBN: 9783319156064

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Angiogenesis in Health, Disease and Malignancy

by Ali Salajegheh

<p></p><p>This book is about “Angiogenesis”. A process in which new vasculature is formed from pre-existing capillaries. Angiogenesis process is associated with the proliferation and growth of both physiologically normal and neoplastic tissues, ...

ISBN: 9783319281407

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Animal Models of Behavior Genetics

by Jonathan C. Gewirtz & Yong-Kyu Kim

This stimulating analysis reviews the broad potential of animal models to foster a deeper understanding of human pathology, strengthen connections between genetic and behavioral studies, and develop more effective treatments for mental ...

ISBN: 9781493937776

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Antenatal Diagnosis of Fetal Abnormalities

by James O. Drife & Dian Donnai

In few areas of medicine is progress more spectacular than in the field of prenatal diagnosis. New clinical techniques such as chorion villus sampling, detailed ultrasound scanning and cordocentesis are being evaluated by obstetricians, and ...

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Anticancer Genes

by Stefan Grimm

<p>This book discusses the emergence of a new class of genes with a specific anticancer activity. These genes, recently defined as “Anticancer Genes”, are reviewed in individual chapters on their mode of action, the specific cell death signals ...

ISBN: 9781447164586

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Apoptosis in Hormone-Dependent Cancers

by Martin Tenniswood & Horst Michna

It is now widely accepted that cells have the ability to initiate a program of gene-directed death, a process called "apoptosis" which may also be used as an innovative strategy for therapeutic intervention in cancer therapy. Experts in this ...

ISBN: 9783662031223

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Arterial Chemoreceptors in Physiology and Pathophysiology

by Chris Peers, Prem Kumar, Estelle Gauda & others

Every three years, the International Society for Arterial Chemoreception (ISAC) arranges a Meeting to bring together all of the major International research groups investigating the general topic of oxygen sensing in health and disease, with a ...

ISBN: 9783319184401

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Assessing Rare Variation in Complex Traits

Design and Analysis of Genetic Studies

by Eleftheria Zeggini & Andrew Morris

<p>This book is unique in covering a wide range of design and analysis issues in genetic studies of rare variants, taking advantage of collaboration of the editors with many experts in the field through large-scale international consortia ...

ISBN: 9781493928248

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Atlas of Human Chromosome Heteromorphisms

by Vijay S. Tonk & H.E. Wyandt

Critical to the accurate diagnosis of human illness is the need to distinguish clinical features that fall within the normal range from those that do not. That distinction is often challenging and not infrequently requires considerable ...

ISBN: 9789401704335

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