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Genetic research

Arne Mu ntzing

Genetic research

a survey of methods and main results

by Arne Mu ntzing

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Published by LTs Fo rlag in Stockholm .
Written in English


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Statementby Arne Mu ntzing.
The Physical Object
Pagination345p. :
Number of Pages345
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Open LibraryOL13947180M

A comprehensive introduction to modern applied statistical genetic data analysis, accessible to those without a background in molecular biology or genetics. Human genetic research is now relevant beyond biology, epidemiology, and the medical sciences, with applications in such fields as psychology, psychiatry, statistics, demography, sociology, and economics. Genetic epidemiology is a relatively new discipline that seeks to elucidate the role of genetic factors and their interaction with environmental factors in the occurrence of disease in populations (Khoury et al., ). The term genetic epidemiology appeared in the literature only recently (Figure).

Genetic Engineering Principles, Procedures and Consequences is primarily designed as a text book for undergraduate and post-graduate students studying genetic engineering in any discipline of life Author: Gurbachan Miglani.   The field of genetic research was almost nonexistent. The confirmation of the standard number of chromosomes housed in the human cell — forty-six, in twenty-three pairs, one set inherited from each parent — hinted at something impossible to grasp, a continent on a horizon too distant to see with the tools of the day/5(2).

Human genetics is the medical field with the most rapid progress. This book aims to provide an overview on some of the latest developments in several genetic diseases. This is a valuable resource for medical practitioners, researchers and students. ( views) A Guide to Genetics and Health - . Genetic algorithms have been used in science and engineering as adaptive algorithms for solving practical problems and as computational models of natural evolutionary systems. This brief, accessible introduction describes some of the most interesting research in the field and also enables readers to implement and experiment with genetic algorithms on their own.


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Your Genes, Your Choices describes the Human Genome Project, the science behind it, and the ethical, legal, and social issues that are raised by the project. This book was written as part of the Science + Literacy for Health project of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) and funded by the U.S.

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Aspects of genetics including mutation, hybridisation, cloning, genetic engineering, and eugenics have appeared in fiction since the 19th century. Genetics is a young science, having started in with the rediscovery of Gregor Mendel's study on the inheritance of traits in pea plants.

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With the rise of genomics, the life sciences have entered a new era. This book provides a comprehensive history of mapping procedures as they were developed in classical genetics. An accompanying volume - From Molecular Genetics to Genomics - covers the history of molecular genetics and book shows that the technology of genetic mapping is by no means a recent.

Genetics is a branch of biology concerned with the study of genes, genetic variation, and heredity in organisms. Though heredity had been observed for millennia, Gregor Mendel, a scientist and Augustinian friar working in the 19th century, was the first to study genetics scientifically.

Mendel studied "trait inheritance", patterns in the way traits are handed down from parents to offspring. The Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) Genetic Research Study is exploring the genetic factors that contribute to ADHD, with the hope of improving treatment for this condition in the future.

ADHD often appears to run in families, and research studies have suggested that there may be a genetic component to this disorder. The Association for X and Y Chromosome Variations (AXYS) is dedicated to addressing the needs of those affected by one or more extra X and/or Y chromosomes.

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Clark Oxford University Press, Librarian's tip: Chap. 9 "Gene. Genetic tests may be used to identify increased risks of health problems, to choose treatments, or to assess responses to treatments.

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Evaluating Human Genetic gton, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: /  Genetic engineering techniques have also been used in the direct genetic alteration of livestock and laboratory animals (see pharming).

In scientists at the Scripps Research Institute created genetically engineered Escherichia coli bacteria that included a pair of synthetic nucleotides, or DNA bases, in its genetic code.