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Genes and the Environment

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ISBN-10: 0748408266

ISBN-13: 9780748408269

Edition: 1999

Authors: Roy H. Burdon

List price: $83.95
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Description:

Genes and the Environment is concerned with genes and how their structures and activities can be influenced by current relevant environmental adversities. The book aims to provide a brief, integrated coverage at a biochemical and molecular biological level of the various effects that environmental factors can have on our genes, and those of other organisms, together with the likely consequences.
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Book details

List price: $83.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: CRC Press LLC
Publication date: 7/22/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.48" wide x 9.65" long x 0.47" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Contributors
Preface
Techniques for identifying genetic polymorphisms: an historical perspective
PCR: methods and limitations
DNA oligonucleotide microarrays: application to genetic polymorphism analysis
Bioinformatics--genetics sites on the World Wide Web
Cancer susceptibility genes
Steroid and nuclear receptor polymorphism variants in hormone resistance and hormone independence
Variation in genes regulating the immune system and relationship to disease
Polymorphisms in heart disease
Genetic polymorphisms in the mitochondrial genome
Genetic polymorphisms affecting nervous system function
Index