Category: Genetics

Chemical Genomics and Proteomics by Ferenc Darvas, András Guttman, György Dormán

By Ferenc Darvas, András Guttman, György Dormán

Since the e-book of the pioneering first variation of Chemical Genomics and Proteomics greater than seven years in the past, the world of chemical genomics has speedily improved and various to various novel tools and subdisciplines, similar to chemical glycomics and lipidomics. This moment version has been up-to-date to uniquely mirror this interdisciplinary characteristic in addition to the awesome advancements that experience happened. the hot version additionally covers leading edge functions from cellphone biology to drug discovery to, extra lately, scientific diagnostics and scientific perform, which make the most of the ideas of chemical genomics.

The textual content presents an outline of the suggestions and methodologies of chemical genomics, concentrating on rising applied sciences and up to date functions within the parts of mixture chemical genetics, toxicogenomics, drug chemical genomics and proteomics, and orthogonal chemical genetics. It describes the advance and alertness of novel analytical equipment utilized in lipodomics, reminiscent of steroidomics. The ebook additionally discusses biomarker discovery purposes of microarray applied sciences utilizing DNA, RNA, and protein and glycan arrays. Chapters disguise extra purposes of biomolecular biomarkers for affliction prognosis, in small molecule drug R&D, and through healing use of medications. those comprise prognostic, disorder particular, reaction (surrogate), and toxicity biomarkers.

In addition, the textual content explores the foundations of latest platforms biology and genomics in experimental medicine―a new paradigm that demonstrates a network-oriented view and complicated statistical and informatics information administration, commencing the way in which towards customized drugs. ultimately, a number of in silico chemogenomics methods are addressed for predicting binding of drug applicants to bad objectives, which might assist in designing higher scientific applicants with fewer uncomfortable side effects. This new version advantages a vast variety of readers from commercial and educational researchers in drug discovery, medicinal chemistry, and molecular and mobile biology to physicians in scientific diagnostics and scholars in comparable fields of study.

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Category: Genetics

Pharmacogenetics of Psychotropic Drugs by Bernard Lerer

By Bernard Lerer

This ebook presents a conceptual framework for figuring out and learning the pharmacogenetics of psychotropic medications, stories advances within the box, and describes the findings that experience already emerged. assurance extends to antipsychotics, antidepressants and temper stabilizing, cognitive-enhancing and anxiolytic medicines. the amount additionally examines the interface of pharmacogenetics with substance dependence and mind imaging, and considers its effect at the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries. This publication defines the younger box of pharmacogenetics because it applies to psychotropic medications, and is for that reason a necessary reference for all clinicians and researchers concerned.

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Preimplantation Genetics by Robert G. Edwards (auth.), Yury Verlinsky, Anver Kuliev

By Robert G. Edwards (auth.), Yury Verlinsky, Anver Kuliev (eds.)

Yury Verlinskyand Anver Kuliev Reproductive Genetics Institute, Illinois Masonic scientific middle, 836 W. Wellington chicago, IL 60657 even though creation of a primary trimester prenatal prognosis by means of chorionic viIIus sampling (CVS) has significantly superior the prospect for prevention of genetic ailments, it calls for a selective abortion in case of an affected fetus. Following the course of an previous prenatal prognosis and to prevent the necessity for abortion, preimplantation genetic analysis has been initiated according to polar physique elimination and pre-embryo biopsy. the 1st overseas symposium on Preimplantation Genetics, Chicago, September 17-19, 1990, was once equipped to discover those vital advancements, to check the nation of information within the box, and to deal with current difficulties to be solved for constructing and enhancing present techniques for preimplantation prognosis of genetic problems. A turning out to be curiosity within the topic was once seen from the vast attendance of the assembly: over 250 scientists from 19 nations participated. This used to be the 1st try to prepare the advances in numerous parts of uncomplicated and utilized examine proper to Preimplantation Genetic analysis, with the multidisciplinary medical software together with the periods on embryology, micromanipulation and biopsy, genetic research of gametes and pre-embryos, IVF, gene expression and gene treatment, and moral and felony matters. The deliberations of the Symposium offered within the above pointed out periods, which include the contents of correspond­ ing sections of the complaints, open a newarea in scientific learn in keeping with the interplay of IVF and New Genetics.

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Static and dynamic neural networks: from fundamentals to by Madan M. Gupta, Liang Jin, Noriyasu Homma

By Madan M. Gupta, Liang Jin, Noriyasu Homma

Presents complete remedy of the idea of either static and dynamic neural networks.* Theoretical innovations are illustrated by way of connection with functional examples contains end-of-chapter routines and end-of-chapter workouts.

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Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and Improvement by Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao

By Wengui Yan and Jinsong Bao

Rice is a staple foodstuff for half the worlds inhabitants generally in Asia. productiveness of rice has principally been more desirable because the eco-friendly Revolution in Sixties. extra development of rice yield is important to maintain velocity with inhabitants progress, that's a demanding job for breeders. This publication, Rice - Germplasm, Genetics and development, as its identify implies, comprehensively experiences present wisdom in germplasm exploration, genetic foundation of advanced features, and molecular breeding options in rice. within the germplasm half, we spotlight the appliance of untamed rice in rice breeding. within the genetics half, lots of the advanced features comparable with yield, illness, caliber were coated. within the development half, chinese language studies in hybrid rice breeding were summarized including many molecular breeding practices scattering in numerous chapters.

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Pediatric Ophthalmology, Neuro-Ophthalmology, Genetics: by Amy E. Green-Simms, Brian G. Mohney (auth.), Birgit Lorenz,

By Amy E. Green-Simms, Brian G. Mohney (auth.), Birgit Lorenz, Michael C. Brodsky (eds.)

The eight routine volumes of the "Essentials in Ophthalmology" sequence conceal the latest advancements in a single of 8 subspecialties in Ophthalmology. With 4 volumes released consistent with 12 months, each one subspecialty is newly visited each 24 months, with a different specialize in fresh advancements. by means of bridging the space among unique learn and scientific textbooks, the move of this constructing wisdom into day-by-day perform is vastly enhanced.

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A History of Genetics by A.H. Sturtevant

By A.H. Sturtevant

Within the small Fly Room at Columbia college, T.H. Morgan and his scholars, A.H. Sturtevant, C.B. Bridges, and H.J. Muller, conducted the paintings that laid the rules of contemporary, chromosomal genetics. the thrill of these instances, whilst the complete box of genetics was once being created, is captured during this e-book, written in 1965 via a kind of current at first. His account is without doubt one of the few authoritative, analytic works at the early heritage of genetics. This beautiful reprint is followed by means of an internet site, http://www.esp.org/books/sturt/history/ delivering full-text models of the foremost papers mentioned within the ebook, together with the world's first genetic map.

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The Gene: An Intimate History by Siddhartha Mukherjee

By Siddhartha Mukherjee

From the Pulitzer Prize-winning, bestselling writer of The Emperor of All Maladies—a marvelous historical past of the gene and a reaction to the defining query of the long run: What turns into of being human once we learn how to “read” and “write” our personal genetic information?

The awesome Siddhartha Mukherjee has a written a biography of the gene as deft, fabulous, and illuminating as his terribly winning biography of melanoma. Weaving technology, social heritage, and private narrative to inform us the tale of 1 of an important conceptual breakthroughs of contemporary occasions, Mukherjee animates the search to appreciate human heredity and its impressive impression on our lives, personalities, identities, fates, and choices.

Throughout the narrative, the tale of Mukherjee’s personal family—with its tragic and bewildering heritage of psychological illness—cuts like a brilliant, pink line, reminding us of the various questions that hold over our skill to translate the technology of genetics from the laboratory to the true global. In awesome prose and with an intuition for the dramatic scene, he describes the centuries of analysis and experimentation—from Aristotle and Pythagoras to Mendel and Darwin, from Boveri and Morgan to Crick, Watson and Franklin, all through the progressive twenty-first century innovators who mapped the human genome.

As The New Yorker said of The Emperor of All Maladies, “It’s demanding to consider many books for a common viewers that experience rendered any zone of recent technological know-how and expertise with such intelligence, accessibility, and compassion…An remarkable achievement.” Riveting, revelatory, and magisterial heritage of a systematic proposal coming to existence, and an important guidance for the ethical complexity brought via our skill to create or “write” the human genome, The Gene is a must-read for everybody eager about the definition and way forward for humanity. this can be the main the most important technological know-how of our time, in detail defined through a grasp.

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Genetic Twists of Fate by Mark Johnston, Stanley Fields

By Mark Johnston, Stanley Fields

Information tales document virtually day-by-day at the awesome development scientists are making in unraveling the genetic foundation of sickness and behaviour. in the meantime, new applied sciences are swiftly decreasing the price of interpreting someone's own DNA (all six billion letters of it). in the subsequent ten years, hospitals may well current mom and dad with their newborn's whole DNA code with her footprints and APGAR ranking. In Genetic Twists of destiny, exceptional geneticists Stanley Fields and Mark Johnston support us make feel of the genetic revolution that's upon us. Fields and Johnston inform genuine lifestyles tales that hinge at the inheritance of 1 tiny switch instead of one other in an individual's DNA: a mom wrongly accused of poisoning her younger son whilst the genuine killer used to be a genetic disease; the monitor siren who may possibly not keep in mind her traces as a result of Alzheimer's ailment; and the president who used to be handled with rat poison to avoid one other center assault. In an enticing and available sort, Fields and Johnston clarify what our own DNA code is, how a couple of changes in its lengthy checklist of DNA letters makes every one folks detailed, and the way that code impacts our visual appeal, our habit, and our threat for such universal illnesses as diabetes or melanoma.

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