Category Archives: Genetics

Tuberous Sclerosis Complex: Genes, Clinical Features and Therapeutics

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the molecular basis and clinical features of the genetic disorder tuberous sclerosis. Special focus is placed on novel insights into the signal transduction pathways affected by the disease and genotype phenotype correlations. Existing … Continue reading

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Stem Cells Handbook

This survey on the “state-of-the-science” of stem cell biology explains the origins of stem cells and describes how they function, how they can cause illness, and how they might be employed to cure or ameliorate disease. In particular, the authors … Continue reading

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Rationality and the Genetic Challenge: Making People Better? (Cambridge Law, Medicine and Ethics)

Should we make people healthier, smarter, and longer-lived if genetic and medical advances enable us to do so? Matti Häyry asks this question in the context of genetic testing and selection, cloning and stem cell research, gene therapies and enhancements. … Continue reading

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Inherited Metabolic Diseases: A Clinical Approach

The explosion of insights in the field of metabolic disease has shed new light on diagnostic as well as treatment options. ‘Inherited Metabolic Disease – A Clinical Approach’ is written with a reader-friendly consistent structure. It helps the reader to … Continue reading

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Genetic Disorders and the Fetus: Diagnosis, Prevention and Treatment (Milunsky, Genetic Disorders and the Fetus)

Highly Commended in the Obstetrics and Gynaecology category of the 2010 BMA Medical Book Competition Brand new edition of the world’s leading text on prenatal diagnosis This 6th Edition of Genetic Disorders and the Fetus maintains it’s pre-eminence as the … Continue reading

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Born Entrepreneurs, Born Leaders: How Your Genes Affect Your Work Life

It’s no secret that your genes have a subtle, but powerful impact on your job and career. But did you know that your DNA accounts for one third of the difference between you and your co-workers in many aspects of … Continue reading

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Microbial Gene Essentiality: Protocols and Bioinformatics (Methods in Molecular Biology)

This book contains a comprehensive collection of experimental and computational strategies and techniques for microbial genome-scale essentiality studies, developed and presented by the leading groups in the field. It contains detailed description of the procedures, discussion of potential difficulties and … Continue reading

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Handbook of Epigenetics: The New Molecular and Medical Genetics

Epigenetics is considered by many to be the “new genetics” because the realization that many biological phenomena are controlled not through gene mutations, but rather through reversible and heritable epigenetic processes that have opened up new paths for discovery. The … Continue reading

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Principles of Clinical Cancer Genetics: A Handbook from the Massachusetts General Hospital

Advances in genetics are transforming estimates of an individual’s risk of developing cancer and approaches to prevention and management of cancer in those who may have increased susceptibility. Identifying and caring for patients with hereditary cancer syndromes and their family … Continue reading

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RT-PCR Protocols: Second Edition (Methods in Molecular Biology)

Once a tedious, highly skilled operation, reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) has become a routine and invaluable technique used in most laboratories. In RT-PCR Protocols, Second Edition, expert researchers fully update the technologies presented in the popular previous edition, such … Continue reading

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