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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 71 new and published books in the subject of Medical Genetics — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. Risky Genes

    Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity

    By Jessica Mozersky

    Series: Genetics and Society

    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...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Gender and Genetics

    Sociology of the Prenatal

    By Kate Reed

    Series: Genetics and Society

    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...

    Published August 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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...

    Published June 30th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. 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,...

    Published June 2nd 2014 by CRC Press

  5. Regulating Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis

    A Comparative and Theoretical Analysis

    Edited by Sheila A.M. McLean, Sarah Elliston

    Series: Biomedical Law and Ethics Library

    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...

    Published March 20th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Apple Academic Press

  7. 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...

    Published March 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Stem Cells and Neurodegenerative Diseases

    Edited by Laurent Lescaudron, Julien Rossignol, Gary L. Dunbar

    This book explores the potential of stem cells for ameliorating the quality of life of patients with neurological and neurodegenerative diseases. It discusses results of pre-clinical investigations and case studies on the effects of stem cell transplantation on cell death, as well as to promote/...

    Published March 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Role of Oxidative Stress in Chronic Diseases

    Edited by Isaias Dichi, José Wander Breganó, Andréa Name Colado Simão, Rubens Cecchini

    This book presents recent findings on the role of oxidative stress in chronic diseases. Understanding the mechanisms behind it enables readers to comprehend the rationale which underlies intervention in such conditions. The book places special emphasis on genetic polymorphism—an important issue...

    Published March 13th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. Molecular Exercise Physiology

    An Introduction

    Edited by Henning Wackerhage

    Molecular Exercise Physiology: An Introduction is the first student-friendly textbook to be published on this key topic in contemporary sport and exercise science. It introduces sport and exercise genetics and the molecular mechanisms by which exercise causes adaptation. The text is linked to real...

    Published February 23rd 2014 by Routledge