The Developing Genome

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The Developing Genome

Author : David S. Moore
ISBN : 9780199922345
Genre : Medical
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 275-300) and index
Category: Medical

Genomics Applications For The Developing World

Author : Karen E. Nelson
ISBN : 9781461421825
Genre : Science
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This book evolved from the editors strong belief that the information and new developments that were evolving from the rapidly growing field of genomics and that are happening primarily in the developed world have not happened at a parallel rate in the developing world. One would have hoped that by now the technologies and approaches would have been adapted on a far greater scale. In addition to this, the associated information is not always easily accessible, and is not disseminated in a format that can become a useful reference for scientists, students and others who reside in developing countries.
Category: Science

Genomics And Health In The Developing World

Author : Dhavendra Kumar
ISBN : 9780195374759
Genre : Medical
File Size : 39.99 MB
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This book is designed to be the first major text to discuss advances in medical genetics in the developing world.
Category: Medical

Making Sense Of Genes

Author : Kostas Kampourakis
ISBN : 9781107567498
Genre : Science
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What are genes? What do genes do? These seemingly simple questions are in fact challenging to answer accurately. As a result, there are widespread misunderstandings and over-simplistic answers, which lead to common conceptions widely portrayed in the media, such as the existence of a gene 'for' a particular characteristic or disease. In reality, the DNA we inherit interacts continuously with the environment and functions differently as we age. What our parents hand down to us is just the beginning of our life story. This comprehensive book analyses and explains the gene concept, combining philosophical, historical, psychological and educational perspectives with current research in genetics and genomics. It summarises what we currently know and do not know about genes and the potential impact of genetics on all our lives. Making Sense of Genes is an accessible but rigorous introduction to contemporary genetics concepts for non-experts, undergraduate students, teachers and healthcare professionals.
Category: Science

Minority Report

Author : William T. Lynch
ISBN : 9781786612380
Genre : Philosophy
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In Philip K. Dick’s The Minority Report, ‘precogs’, who are imaginary individuals capable of seeing the future are relied upon to stop crime, with a consensus report synthesized from two of three precogs. When the protaganist is indicted for a future murder, he suspects a conspiracy and seeks out the “minority report,” detailing the suppressed testimony of the third precog. Science works a lot like this science fiction story. Contrary to the view that scientists in a field all share the same “paradigm,” as Thomas Kuhn famously argued, scientists support different, and competing, research programs. Statements of scientific consensus need to be actively synthesized from the work of different scientists. Not all scientific work will be equally credited by science as a whole. While this system works well enough for most purposes, it is possible for minority views to fail to get the hearing that they deserve. This book analyzes the support that should be given to minority views, reconsidering classic debates in Science and Technology Studies and examining numerous case studies.
Category: Philosophy

Genome Research

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ISBN : NWU:35558005516154
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Annual Report

Author : Kyowa Hakko Kogyo Co., Ltd
ISBN : UCSD:31822022969125
Genre : Corporations
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Category: Corporations

The Genome

Author : Robert A. Brungs
ISBN : WISC:89074824210
Genre : Genetics
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Category: Genetics

Mouse Genetics After The Mouse Genome

Author : Silvia Garagna
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114252575
Genre : Medical
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The house mouse holds a unique place among model organisms, representing an indispensable tool for many investigators, particularly in biomedical research. Mouse genetics encompasses nearly 100 years of research and culminated in the publication of the mouse genome sequence in 2002, from which the idea for this special issue arose. The issue features 37 peer-reviewed papers providing a wide-ranging overview of all major aspects of mouse genetics, from nuclear transfer and embryonic development to cancer, from reproduction to speciation and functional genomics technologies. Its aim is to present a suitable tool of investigation for the large population of researchers that use the mouse as a model animal. Covering a variety of topics, this publication will be a useful guide for scientists working in the fields of reproduction, development, evolution, cancer, toxicology, and cell biology as well as for beginners entering the world of mouse genetics.
Category: Medical