The human genome a user's guide

As genetic issues play a growing role in health practice and public policy, new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society. Written to communicate sound and modern science in an accessible way for professionals and students with various levels...

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Main Author: Richards, Julia E.
Other Authors: Hawley, R. Scott
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Academic Press/Elsevier 2011, 2011
Edition:3rd ed
Series:Elsevier science in society series
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Collection: Elsevier ScienceDirect eBooks - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:As genetic issues play a growing role in health practice and public policy, new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society. Written to communicate sound and modern science in an accessible way for professionals and students with various levels of scientific background, this thoroughly revised edition of The Human Genome contributes to creating a genetically literate research and clinical population. With case studies and introductory vignettes which illustrate a wide range of perspectives on complex topics in genetics and updated material on the latest research on disease-specific topics, this book serves as a valuable resource for students and working professionals alike. * Full-color illustrations enhance and reinforce key concepts and themes * Chapters include interest boxes that focus on human health and disease, chapter-opening case studies, and concept statements to engage non-specialist readers * Companion website includes self tests, electronic artwork, and a guide to additional web resources to meet the developing needs of health care professionals and researchers
Item Description:First ed. by R. Scott Hawley and Catherine A. Mori. Previous ed.: 2004
Physical Description:online resource (xiv, 585 p.) col. ill
ISBN:9780123334459
0123334454
9780080918655
0080918654