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Human Malformations and Related Anomalies, 2nd edition

 
Human Malformations and Related Anomalies

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•Hardcover: 1509 pages
•Publisher: Oxford University Press; 2nd edition (2006)
•Language: English
•ISBN-10: 0195165683

RE Stevenson, JG Hall: Human Malformations and Related Anomalies, 2nd ed.

Oxford University Press | 2006 | ISBN: 0195165683 | 1511 pages | English | PDF (OCR) | 84 MB | Value: C$413.00

Amazon.ca: This widely acclaimed reference work gives a comprehensive survey of all significant human malformations and related anomalies from the perspective of the clinician. The anomalies are organized by anatomical system and presented in a consistent manner, including details of the clinical presentation, epidemiology, embryology, treatment and prevention for each anomaly. When known, the molecular or other pathogenetic basis for the malformation is given. Most anomalies are illustrated by photographs or drawings. Specific malformations are linked to syndromes through the extensive use of differential diagnosis tables. Over a decade has passed since the first edition of this book was published, and the revised edition fully incorporates the advances made in the field during the intervening years.. It reflects new understanding of human developmental biology that has emerged from molecular, cytogenetic, and biochemical studies; new observations by clinicians as well as enhanced diagnostic and prevention capacities; and more accurate and comprehensive epidemiology. By condensing much of the information presented in the first volume of the previous edition, and exercising rigorous editorial control, Drs. Stevenson and Hall and their contributors have managed to update the book while reducing its size to that of a single volume. All clinicians and scientists interested in birth defects, including pediatricians, geneticists, genetic counselors, obstetricians, and pediatric pathologists, will find this book to be an invaluable source of information

RNA and DNA Editing: Molecular Mechanisms and Their Integration into Biological Syste

RNA and DNA Editing: Molecular Mechanisms and Their Integration into Biological Syste


RNA and DNA Editing: Molecular Mechanisms and Their Integration into Biological Systems

Publisher: Wiley-VCH | Language: English | ISBN: 0470109912 | 426 pages | Data: 2008 | PDF | 6 Mb

Description: Latest discoveries in RNA and DNA editing research, with expert forecasts of the field’s future directions

RNA and DNA Editing assembles a team of leading experts who present the latestdiscoveries in the field alongside the latest models and methodology. In addition,the authors set forth the many open questions and suggest routes for further investigation. Overall, the book serves as a practical guide for professionals in the field who need to understand the interrelationship of RNA and DNA editing with other chemical and biological processes.

This book is divided into four sections, providing a clear, contextual map of the field:

Diversification of the Proteome through RNA and DNA Editing discusses the occurrence of editing sites within transcriptomes and their distribution within individual RNAs in order to explore why nucleic acid sequences are edited instead of encoded genomically

Functional Coordination of RNA Editing with Other Cellular Mechanisms brings to the forefront why RNA and DNA editing is essential for cell survival and adaptation

Predictive Studies underscores the power of computational approaches in identifying novel editing sites and predicting the biological consequences of editing at these sites

Structural Approaches presents comparative structural analyses that suggest conserved protein folds and implicate, in some instances, their ancient phylogenic origins as components of editing machinery

This book not only discusses the current state of research in depth, it also gives new contributors an opportunity to express their vision. The perspectives voiced by these authors are provocative and intended to motivate discussion and inspire new experiments. Finally, this book will promote new hypotheses and models that can serve as springboards for the next generation of discoveries in the field.

Small RNAs: Analysis and Regulatory Functions

Small RNAs: Analysis and Regulatory Functions

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Book Publisher: Springer (01 November, 2007)
ISBN: 3540742700
Book author: Wolfgang Nellen, Christian Hammann

Book Description:
In recent years Molecular Biology has experienced an unprecedented revolution by the discovery of functional small RNAs. The number of cellular processes in which non-coding RNAs are involved is growing rapidly and include gene regulation on the transcriptional, post-transcriptional and translational level. To complicate matters, these processes seem to be strongly interconnected on the one hand, and diverse among different organisms on the other. This volume describes strategies for the discovery and validation of small RNAs and provides a snapshot of our current understanding of the different mechanisms triggered by small RNAs.


An Introduction to Genetic Engineering

Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Number Of Pages: 352
Publication Date: 2008-06-30
ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0521850061
ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780521850063
Binding: Hardcover

Product Description:
In this third edition of his popular undergraduate-level textbook, Des Nicholl recognises that a sound grasp of basic principles is vital in any introduction to genetic engineering. Therefore, as well as being thoroughly updated, the book also retains its focus on the fundamental principles used in gene manipulation. The text is divided into three sections: Part I provides an introduction to the relevant basic molecular biology; Part II, the methods used to manipulate genes; and Part III, applications of the technology.

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Genetic Diseases of the Kidney

* Publisher: Academic Press
* Number Of Pages: 852
* Publication Date: 2008-11-19
* ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0124498515
* ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780124498518

Product Description:
Genetic Diseases of the Kidney identifies and analyzes genetic abnormalities causing renal diseases in human subjects. Although in a sense the genome contains all the instructions required for the formation of a phenotype, the information is encoded in an extremely complicated fashion. In primary genetic diseases, the genetic instruction specifies a phenotype clearly linked with a discreet lesion confined to the kidney.


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Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: A Molecular & Cellular Approach

Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases: A Molecular & Cellular Approach

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Book Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA (10 August, 2006)
ISBN: 019514774X
Book author: Hans D. Ochs, C. I. Edward Smith, Jennifer M. Puck

Book Description:
The second edition of Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases presents discussions of gene identification, mutation detection, and clinical and research applications for over 100 genetic immune disorders–disorders featuring an increased susceptibility to infections and, in, certain conditions, an icreased rate of malignancies and autoimmune disirders.Since the publication of the first edition, a flurry of new disease entities has been defined and new treatment regimens have been introduced., the most spectacular being successful treatment by gene therapy for two genotypes of combined immunodeficiency. The first edition marked a historic turning point in the field of immunodeficiencies, demonstrating that many of the disorders of the immune systam could be understood at a molecular level. This new edition can proudly document a the tremendous pace of progress in dissecting the complex immunologic networks responsible for protecting individuals from these disorders.

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No Miracle Cures: A Multifactoral Guide to Stuttering Therapy

No Miracle Cures: A Multifactoral Guide to Stuttering Therapy

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Book Publisher: University College Press (01 August, 2006)
ISBN: 0965718166
Book author: Thomas David Kehoe
Amazon Rating: 5.0

Book Description:
Stuttering is caused by at least five factors: genetics, two neurological abnormalities, responses to stress, and speech-related fears and anxieties. But most stuttering therapy programs address only one issue, such as breathing a certain way, or not hiding your stuttering. Each might help you in some situations, but you still stutter in other situations. No Miracle Cures instead guides you through treatments for all five factors that contribute to stuttering. You?ll find the best treatments for children, teenagers, adults who stutter mildly, and adults who stutter severely. Stuttering may seem like one big problem to you. No Miracle Cures breaks down stuttering into many small problems?and shows you how to solve each one.

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Genetic Secrets: Protecting Privacy and Confidentiality in the Genetic Era


* Publisher: Yale University Press
* Number Of Pages: 528
* Publication Date: 1999-11-10
* ISBN-10 / ASIN: 0300080638
* ISBN-13 / EAN: 9780300080636

Product Description:
The dramatic explosion of Information brought about by recent advances in genetic research brings welcome scientific knowledge. Yet this new knowledge also raises complex and troubling issues concerning privacy and confidentiality. This thought-provoking book is the first comprehensive exploration of these ethical, legal, and social issues.

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Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome:: From Bench to Bedside


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Book Publisher: Springer (19 December, 2006)
ISBN: 0387321632
Book author: George A. Bray, Donna H. Ryan

Book Description:

Overweight and the Metabolic Syndrome will provide an overview of topics related to obesity, including associated health risks, childhood obesity, genetics, evaluation, treatment, behavioral strategies, and successes and failures in preventing obesity.
The body composition that underlies obesity and the metabolic syndrome is key to understanding the problem. The mechanisms by which energy balance is maintained is key to how the problem goes wrong. The metabolic syndrome is in part a consequence of central fat storage, but includes more issues such as insulin resistance, low levels of inflammation, and endothelial dysfunction. This volume will cover evaluation guidelines, different approaches to treatment, including diet, exercise, behavior, drugs, and surgery to deal with the current world-wide obesity epidemic