Medical Genetics Products

  • The Peopling of East Asia

    Putting Together Archaeology, Linguistics and Genetics

    Edited by Roger Blench, Laurent Sagart

    One of the most dynamic research areas in the prehistory of East Asian regions is the synthesis of the findings of archaeology, linguistics and genetics. Several countries have only recently opened to field research and highly active local groups have made possible a raft of collaborative studies&…

    Paperback – 2015-08-26

  • Genetics of Complex Disease

    By Peter Donaldson, Ann Daly, Luca Ermini, Debra Bevitt

    Genetics of Complex Disease examines how the identification of genetic variations that increase or reduce the risk of common, genetically complex, diseases can be used to improve our understanding of the pathology of many common diseases; enable better patient management and care; and help with…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Garland Science

  • Genomics and Proteomics

    Principles, Technologies, and Applications

    Edited by Devarajan Thangadurai, Jeyabalan Sangeetha

    The book provides scope and knowledge on advanced techniques and its applications into the modern fields of biotechnology—genomics and proteomics. In this book, different genomics and proteomics technologies and principles are examined. The fundamental knowledge presented in this book opens up an…

    Hardback – 2015-06-15
    Apple Academic Press

  • Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Ashkenazi Jews have the highest known population risk of carrying specific mutations in the high-risk breast cancer genes, BRCA1 and BRCA2. So what does it mean to be told you have an increased risk of genetic breast cancer because you are of Ashkenazi Jewish origin? In a time of ever-increasing…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Genetics and Society

  • Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal

    By Kate Reed

    Prenatal screening for genetic disorders is becoming an increasingly widespread phenomenon across the globe. While studies have highlighted the importance of women’s experiences of such screening, little is known about men’s roles and direct involvement in this process. With a focus on the…

    Paperback – 2015-04-27
    Genetics and Society

  • Muscular and Skeletal Anomalies in Human Trisomy in an Evo-Devo Context

    Description of a T18 Cyclopic Fetus and Comparison Between Edwards (T18), Patau (T13) and Down (T21) Syndromes Using 3-D Imaging and Anatomical Illustrations

    By Rui Diogo, Christopher M. Smith, Janine M. Ziermann, Julia Molnar, Marjorie C. Gondre-Lewis, Corinne Sandone, Edward T. Bersu, Mohammed Ashraf Aziz

    This book focuses on human anatomy and medicine and specifically on both muscular and skeletal birth defects in humans with trisomy. Moreover, this book also deals with Down syndrome, which is one of the most studied human syndromes and, due to its high incidence and the fact that individuals with…

    Hardback – 2015-02-25
    CRC Press

  • Biomarkers of Brain Injury and Neurological Disorders

    Edited by Kevin K. W. Wang, Zhiqun Zhang, Firas H. Kobeissy

    This book explores the recent advances in the techniques and platforms used in biomarker research that have revolutionized the way we study, diagnose, and treat brain injury conditions. The contributors describe different biomarker studies pertaining to brain injury and other neurological disorders…

    Hardback – 2014-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Biology of European Sea Bass

    Edited by F. Javier Sánchez Vázquez, José A. Muñoz-Cueto

    Biology of European Seabass presents up-to-date reviews on key topics of seabass biology, written by leading scientific experts with extensive knowledge of seabass as well as their respective field of expertise. The book covers the biology and ecology of the different sea basses and the latest…

    Hardback – 2014-07-01
    CRC Press

  • Stem Cells: From Basic Research to Therapy, Volume Two

    Tissue Homeostasis and Regeneration during Adulthood, Applications, Legislation and Ethics

    Edited by Federico Calegari, Claudia Waskow

    The second volume in the Stem Cells series concentrates on the mechanisms of stem cell regeneration in the adult organism with a view towards understanding how lost tissue can be replaced during adulthood and aging. The second focus of this volume is on stem cell identification and manipulation,…

    Hardback – 2014-06-03
    CRC Press

  • Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    The successful achievement of pregnancies following pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was first reported in April 1990. The technology is often used for patients who are at substantial risk of conceiving a pregnancy affected by a known genetic disorder, however from this technology other…

    Paperback – 2014-03-21
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

  • Specific Gene Expression and Epigenetics

    The Interplay Between the Genome and Its Environment

    Edited by Kasirajan Ayyanathan

    This new volume on gene expression and epigenetics discusses environmental effects related to specific gene expression. The book also shows methods for bioinformatic analysis of the epigenome. The book is broken into two sections: the first looks at eukaryotic DNA methylation and the second…

    Hardback – 2014-03-18
    Apple Academic Press

  • Immunonutrition

    Interactions of Diet, Genetics, and Inflammation

    Edited by Bharat B. Aggarwal, David Heber

    The interaction of immune function and nutrition underlies the low-grade chronic inflammation involved in the etiology of many common obesity-associated and age-related chronic disease conditions. This close interaction is the genesis of the term immunonutrition, which represents a new…

    Hardback – 2014-03-17
    CRC Press

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