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Title Encyclopedia of the human genome [electronic resource] / editor-in-chief, David N. Cooper.

Imprint Chichester [Eng.] : Wiley, c2005 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)

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Description 1 online resource (1165 entries) : 1811 images, digital files.
Note Originally published by Nature Publishing Group, 2003.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Structural Genomics. Genome Organization -- Gene Structure and Organization -- Gene Types -- Regulatory Sequences -- RNA Processing -- Gene Families -- Repetitive Sequence Elements -- Mitochondrial Genome -- Functional Genomics. Gene Expression -- RNA: Function at the Genome Level -- RNA: Function at the Transcriptome Level -- Epigenetics -- Developmental Genetics -- Genetics of Physiological Systems -- Analytical Techniques --
Chromosome Structure and Function. Chromosome Structure and Organization -- Chromosomes during Cell Division -- Chromosome Analysis and Identification -- Sex Chromosomes -- Chromosome Evolution in Mammals -- Evolution and Comparative Genomics. Evolution of the Human Genome -- Comparative Genomics -- Evolution of Gene Structure -- Mutational Change in Evolution -- Views of Evolution -- Developmental Evolution -- Pseudogene Formation and Evolution -- Evolution of Gene Families -- Evolution of Transposable Elements -- Molecular Phylogenetics -- Evolution of Humans and Human Populations -- Human Genetic Diversity -- Evolutionary Mathematical Genetics --
Genome Mapping and Sequencing. Tools for Molecular Genetics -- Genome Mapping -- Gene Mapping, Gene Identification and Positional Cloning -- Genome Sequencing and the Human Genome Project -- Genes and Disease. Genes, Disease and the Human Genome -- Molecular Mechanisms of Genetic Disorders -- Specific Genetic Disorders -- Mitochondrial Diseases -- Chromosomal Disorders -- Cancer Genetics -- Complex Disorders -- Clinical Genetics Tools and Techniques -- Model Organisms and Human Disease -- Gene Therapy --
Behavioral and Psychiatric Genetics. Intelligence and Cognition -- Neurodegenerative Disorders -- Personality and Temperament -- Psychoses -- Alcoholism and Drug Addictions -- Language -- Twin Studies -- Gene-Environment Interactions -- Mathematical and Population Genetics. Linkage Analysis -- Genetic Epidemiology of Complex Traits -- Genetic Models -- Gene Mapping by Disease Association -- Statistical Methodology in Genetics -- Population Genetics -- Forensic Genetics -- Evolutionary Genetics --
Proteomics. Protein Structure and Function -- Proteomics in Disease Analysis -- Proteomics and Evolution -- Analytical Techniques in Proteomics -- Bioinformatics. Approaches in Bioinformatics -- Genetics Databases -- Sequence Similarity and Alignment -- Gene Feature Identification -- Macromolecule Structure Prediction --
Ethical Legal and Social Issues. Genetic Counseling and Clinical Genetics -- Genetic Screening -- Genes, Research and Industry -- Human Genetics, Ethics and the Law -- Insurance, Employment and Human Genetics -- Disability and Genetics -- Human Genetics and Reproductive Technologies -- Human Genetics and Society -- Human Genetics, Bioethics and Philosophy -- History. Historical and Contextual Issues in Genetics -- Scientific Biographies.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary The Encyclopedia of the Human Genome (EHG) is devoted to the scientific basis of human genetics and genomics research and its ethical, philosophical, and commercial ramifications. Presenting a comprehensive and rigorously detailed overview of current research and its groundbreaking applications, this major reference work examines many peripheral topics surrounding the field such as ethics and the law, medicine and public health, history, religion and industry.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Local Note Credo Reference.
Credo Reference General Reference
Subject Human genome -- Encyclopedias.
Human genetics -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Cooper, David N., Dr.
Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 0470016183 9780470016183 5 v. : ill.
ISBN 9781849724715 (online)
9780470016183 (print)
0470016183 (print)