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Biomedical Sciences - Human Genetics | Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics

Rédei, George P.

Originally published by Wiley-Liss, 2003

3rd ed. 2008, XXX, 2201 p. In 2 volumes, not available separately.

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  • Explains the principles not just defines them
  • Free of laboratory jargon
  • Does not duplicate information available on the Internet but facilitates the use of Internet information because it integrates diverse concepts
  • Features comprehensive coverage
  • Packed with four-color illustrations

This new third edition updates a best-selling encyclopedia. It includes about 56% more words than the 1,392-page second edition of 2003. The number of illustrations increased to almost 2,000 and their quality has improved by design and four colors. In addition, cross-references among entries are expanded and the statements are supported by references: more than 14,000 journal papers and more than 3,000 books are listed. The book includes approximately 1,800 current databases and web servers. Retractions and corrigenda are pointed out.

This encyclopedia covers the basics and the latest in genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering, small RNAs, transcription factories, chromosome territories, stem cells, genetic networks, epigenetics, prions, hereditary diseases, and patents. Similar integrated information is not available in textbooks or on the Internet. It is the best, high-quality resource for researchers, instructors and students of basic and applied biology, as well as for physicians and lawyers or even for interested laymen, because of the clarity of its presentation.

Content Level » Research

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