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The human genome : a user's guide, Julia E. Richards, R. Scott Hawley

Label
The human genome : a user's guide
Title
The human genome
Title remainder
a user's guide
Statement of responsibility
Julia E. Richards, R. Scott Hawley
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Contains 60% new material, reflecting rapid advances in human gene research and the implications on society
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Richards, Julia E
Dewey number
611/.01816
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH431
LC item number
.H353 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
QU 470
NLM item number
R516 2005
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hawley, R. Scott
  • Hawley, R. Scott
Series statement
Elsevier science in society series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human genome
  • Human gene mapping
  • Human genetics
  • Genome, Human
  • Genetics, Medical
  • MEDICAL
  • Human gene mapping
  • Human genetics
  • Human genome
Label
The human genome : a user's guide, Julia E. Richards, R. Scott Hawley
Instantiates
Publication
Note
First ed. by R. Scott Hawley and Catherine A. Mori
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Section 1 THE BASICS OF HEREDITY -- 1 SLAYING MOLECULAR DRAGONS: BRENDA'S TALE -- 2 THE ANSWER IN A NUT SHELL: GENES, PROTEINS, AND THE BASIS OF LIFE -- 3 MENDEL AND THE CONCEPT OF THE GENE -- 4 HUMAN MENDELIAN GENETICS -- 5 ONE MAN'S TRAIT IS ANOTHER MAN'S DISEASE -- Section 2 THE CENTRAL DOGMA OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY -- 6 DNA: THE GENETIC ALPHABET -- 7 THE CENTRAL DOGMA OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: HOW GENES ENCODE PROTEINS -- 8 SPLICING THE MODULAR GENE -- 9 ORCHESTRATING THE HUMAN GENOME -- Section 3 HOW CHROMOSOMES MOVE -- 10 SO WHAT ARE CHROMOSOMES ANYWAY? -- 11 HOW CELLS MOVE YOUR GENES AROUND -- 12 PASSING GENES BETWEEN GENERATIONS -- 13 THE CHROMOSOMAL BASIS OF HEREDITY -- Section 4 MUTATION -- 14 ABSENT ESSENTIALS AND MONKEY WRENCHES -- 15 HOW WE DETECT MUTATIONS -- 16 WE ARE ALL MUTANTS -- 17 WHAT CONSTITUTES NORMAL? -- 18 MUTATIONS IN MAMMOTH GENES -- 19 EXPANDED REPEAT TRAITS -- Section 5 GENES, CHROMOSOMES, AND SEX -- 20 THE X AND Y CHROMOSOMES: THE ODD COUPLE -- 21 GENETICS OF SEX, GENDER, AND ORIENTATION -- 22 ANEUPLOIDY: WHEN TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE COUNTS -- Section 6 BREAKING THE RULES -- 23 IMPRINTING -- 24 IMITATING HEREDITY: ONE TRAIT, MANY CAUSES -- Section 7 THE HUMAN GENOME LANDSCAPE -- 25 THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT -- 26 THERE'S CLONING AND THEN THERE'S CLONING -- 27 THE HUMAN GENOME SEQUENCE -- 28 FINDING GENES IN THE HUMAN GENOME -- Section 8 COMPLEX AND HETEROGENEOUS TRAITS -- 29 GENOTYPE PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS -- 30 HOW COMPLEX CAN IT GET? -- 31 QUANTITATIVE TRAITS -- 32 THE MAOA GENE: IS THERE A GENETIC BASIS FOR CRIMINALITY? -- 33 THE MULTIPLE-HIT HYPOTHESIS: THE GENETICS OF CANCER -- Section 9 GENETIC TESTING AND THERAPY -- 34 GENETIC TESTING AND SCREENING -- 35 MAGIC BULLETS: THE POTENTIAL FOR GENE THERAPY -- Section 10 FEARS, FAITH, AND FANTASIES -- 36 HEROES AMONG US -- 37 FEARS, FAITH, AND FANTASIES -- Credits -- Index -- Last Page
Control code
123417822
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (465 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080518855
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7afbe5fc-37b9-40b5-840f-abda234ef976
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)123417822
Label
The human genome : a user's guide, Julia E. Richards, R. Scott Hawley
Publication
Note
First ed. by R. Scott Hawley and Catherine A. Mori
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover -- Table of Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Preface -- Section 1 THE BASICS OF HEREDITY -- 1 SLAYING MOLECULAR DRAGONS: BRENDA'S TALE -- 2 THE ANSWER IN A NUT SHELL: GENES, PROTEINS, AND THE BASIS OF LIFE -- 3 MENDEL AND THE CONCEPT OF THE GENE -- 4 HUMAN MENDELIAN GENETICS -- 5 ONE MAN'S TRAIT IS ANOTHER MAN'S DISEASE -- Section 2 THE CENTRAL DOGMA OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY -- 6 DNA: THE GENETIC ALPHABET -- 7 THE CENTRAL DOGMA OF MOLECULAR BIOLOGY: HOW GENES ENCODE PROTEINS -- 8 SPLICING THE MODULAR GENE -- 9 ORCHESTRATING THE HUMAN GENOME -- Section 3 HOW CHROMOSOMES MOVE -- 10 SO WHAT ARE CHROMOSOMES ANYWAY? -- 11 HOW CELLS MOVE YOUR GENES AROUND -- 12 PASSING GENES BETWEEN GENERATIONS -- 13 THE CHROMOSOMAL BASIS OF HEREDITY -- Section 4 MUTATION -- 14 ABSENT ESSENTIALS AND MONKEY WRENCHES -- 15 HOW WE DETECT MUTATIONS -- 16 WE ARE ALL MUTANTS -- 17 WHAT CONSTITUTES NORMAL? -- 18 MUTATIONS IN MAMMOTH GENES -- 19 EXPANDED REPEAT TRAITS -- Section 5 GENES, CHROMOSOMES, AND SEX -- 20 THE X AND Y CHROMOSOMES: THE ODD COUPLE -- 21 GENETICS OF SEX, GENDER, AND ORIENTATION -- 22 ANEUPLOIDY: WHEN TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE COUNTS -- Section 6 BREAKING THE RULES -- 23 IMPRINTING -- 24 IMITATING HEREDITY: ONE TRAIT, MANY CAUSES -- Section 7 THE HUMAN GENOME LANDSCAPE -- 25 THE HUMAN GENOME PROJECT -- 26 THERE'S CLONING AND THEN THERE'S CLONING -- 27 THE HUMAN GENOME SEQUENCE -- 28 FINDING GENES IN THE HUMAN GENOME -- Section 8 COMPLEX AND HETEROGENEOUS TRAITS -- 29 GENOTYPE PHENOTYPE CORRELATIONS -- 30 HOW COMPLEX CAN IT GET? -- 31 QUANTITATIVE TRAITS -- 32 THE MAOA GENE: IS THERE A GENETIC BASIS FOR CRIMINALITY? -- 33 THE MULTIPLE-HIT HYPOTHESIS: THE GENETICS OF CANCER -- Section 9 GENETIC TESTING AND THERAPY -- 34 GENETIC TESTING AND SCREENING -- 35 MAGIC BULLETS: THE POTENTIAL FOR GENE THERAPY -- Section 10 FEARS, FAITH, AND FANTASIES -- 36 HEROES AMONG US -- 37 FEARS, FAITH, AND FANTASIES -- Credits -- Index -- Last Page
Control code
123417822
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (465 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780080518855
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7afbe5fc-37b9-40b5-840f-abda234ef976
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)123417822

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