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Curiosity Guides: the Human Genome

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ISBN-10: 1936140152

ISBN-13: 9781936140152

Edition: 2010

Authors: John Quackenbush

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"Without a doubt, this is the most important, most wondrous map ever produced by humankind." -President William Jefferson Clinton, speaking on the initial mapping of the human genome. The DNA sequence that comprises the human genome-the genetic blueprint found in each of our cells-is undoubtedly the greatest code ever to be broken. Completed at the dawn of a new millennium, the feat electrified both the scientific community and the general public with its tantalizing promise of new and better treatments for countless diseases, including Alzheimerrs"s, cancer, diabetes, and Parkinsonrs"s. Yet what is arguably the most important discovery of our time has also opened a Pandorars"s box of…    
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Charlesbridge Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/1/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 5.50" wide x 7.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English