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  • Molecular Mechanisms of Ataxia Telangiectasia

    1st Edition

    By Shamim I. Ahmad

    Ataxia telangiectasia (AT) is an incurable, rare autosomal recessive genetic disorder which affects approximately one in 40,000-100,000 and the carrier frequency is estimated to be 1:100-200. In the United Kingdom it affects 1 in 300,000 live births amounting to about 5 or 6 cases per year.…

    Hardback – 2009-06-11
    CRC Press

  • Nutrients and Epigenetics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sang-Woon Choi, Simonetta Friso

    Explores the Newly Discovered Link Between Nutrition and Epigenetics Current research suggests that nutrients are more than just food components and that certain nutrients can impact the expression of genes that lead to the development of chronic diseases. With contributions from experts in both…

    Hardback – 2009-05-07
    CRC Press

  • Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer

    Risk, Prevention and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karen H. Lu

    Hereditary Gynecologic Cancer: Risk, Prevention and Management fills the need that exists for a book addressing highly relevant clinical issues associated with the new field of hereditary gynecologic cancers. Written with the clinician in mind, the authors will cover a broad range of topics,…

    Hardback – 2008-08-26
    CRC Press

  • Molecular Epidemiology

    Applications in Cancer and Other Human Diseases, 1st Edition

    Edited by Timothy R. Rebbeck, Christine B. Ambrosone, Peter G. Shields

    This volume comprises the investigation of factors that may predict the response to treatment, outcome, and survival by exploring: • design considerations in molecular epidemiology, including: case-only family-based approaches for evaluation of genetic susceptibility to exposure and addiction…

    Hardback – 2008-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Pharmacogenetics of Breast Cancer

    Towards the Individualization of Therapy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Leyland-Jones

    Pharmacogenetics is becoming increasingly relevant in the diagnosis, treatment, and recovery of cancer patients. A major problem facing oncologists is the outstanding varied efficacy of treatment. Promising advances in pharmacogenetics have allowed the development of effective agents which will…

    Paperback – 2008-05-19
    CRC Press
    Translational Medicine

  • Prognostic and Predictive Factors in Gynecologic Cancers

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charles F. Levenback, Anil Sood, Karen H Lu, Robert Coleman

    Gynecologic oncology takes a fresh look at a critical aspect of cancer treatment planning. An international team of authors reviews the traditional prognostic and predictive factors such as tumor grade, histologic subtype, and grade and then goes a step further to review the growing number of…

    Hardback – 2007-09-15
    CRC Press

  • Obesity

    Genomics and Postgenomics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Karine Clement, Thorkild I. A. Sorensen

    This book comprehensively accounts the current understanding of genetic mechanisms of obesity by analyzing obesity phenotypes and genotypes and, gene polymorphisms and mutations, and current results from animal model research and genetic studies in human models. By presenting the impact of genetic…

    Hardback – 2007-09-12
    CRC Press

  • Protein-Based Inheritance

    1st Edition

    By Dr. Yury O. Chernoff

    This book covers a topic that has been neglected for years and has returned to the spotlight only recently. Until the genetic role of DNA was firmly established, many researchers suspected that proteins, rather than nucleic acids, could be carriers of heritable information. However, these models…

    Hardback – 2007-09-04
    CRC Press

  • Genes, Hearing, and Deafness

    From Molecular Biology to Clinical Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alessandro Martini, Dafydd Stephens, Andrew P. Read

    The field of generic hearing impairment is one where rapid advances are taking place, and it can often be difficult for Audiologists to keep track of the broader picture. In this important new text the authors take a synoptic approach and summarize the causes and basis of hearing impairments, the…

    Hardback – 2007-06-13
    CRC Press

  • Neurogenetics of Psychiatric Disorders

    1st Edition

    Edited by Akira Sawa, Melvin G. McInnis

    Translating bench-based research into effective clinical practice, this source provides a clear understanding of the neurobiology and neurogenetics of psychiatric disorders, the genes responsible for specific psychiatric disorders, and the implications of genetic roots and underlying biology on the…

    Hardback – 2007-05-11
    CRC Press
    Medical Psychiatry Series

  • Parkinson's Disease

    Genetics and Pathogenesis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ted M. Dawson

    An authoritative collection of recent breakthroughs in Parkinson's Disease (PD) research, Parkinson’s Disease: Genetics and Pathogenesis spans key findings on the mechanisms of neurodegeneration and the role of specific genes that may lead to improved therapies for PD. The book reviews the major…

    Hardback – 2007-04-25
    CRC Press
    Neurological Disease and Therapy

  • Defending the Genetic Supermarket

    The Law and Ethics of Selecting the Next Generation, 1st Edition

    By Colin Gavaghan

    The controversial topic of the technology of Pre-implantation Genetic Diagnosis, and the muddled approach to this subject adopted by the UK Parliament, is explored in detail in this volume. The author takes the viewpoint that the HFEA has taken insufficient notice to date of certain core ethical…

    Paperback – 2007-02-01
    Routledge-Cavendish
    Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

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