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Biomedical Sciences - Human Genetics | The Book of Genes & Genomes

The Book of Genes & Genomes

Willard, Huntington, Haga, Susanne

2023, 400 p.

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  • About this book

  • Assumes no prior knowledge on the part of the reader
  • Accessible writing style enables novices to read and speak the language of genes and genomes
  • Case-studies show how genes and genomics have advanced health, medicine, evolution and biology, and challenge to ethics and social values
  • Recommended reading offered to facilitate self-study
  • Clear, up-to-date and affordable

The Book of Genes & Genomes  presents a concise overview of the advances in genetics and genomics and provide the unfamiliar reader with a succinct description of many of the applications and implications of this field. Given the substantial investment in genetics and genomics over the past several decades and the many recent discoveries and developments, this book will help the reader begin to understand the importance of genetics and genomics to us all. This exciting new title includes information on how genetics and genomics has advanced our understanding of health and medicine, evolution, and biology, as well as how they are pushing the boundaries of ethics and social values.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Book - Genes - Genomes - Haga - Willard

Related subjects » Biomedical Sciences - Human Genetics

Table of contents 

Preface.- Genomes is to Genomics as Genes is to Genetics.- Genetics and Genomics Applications.- A Brave New World of Genes and Genomes: Implications of Innovation

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