Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - October 2, 2012

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  • Editors: Theodore Friedmann, Jay Dunlap, Stephen Goodwin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982841

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The field of genetics is rapidly evolving and new medical breakthroughs are occuring as a result of advances in knowledge of genetics. This series continually publishes imporatnt reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines.

Key Features

  • Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications


Molecular geneticists, clinical geneticists, neurologists, neuroscientists, molecular biologists, and biochemists.

Table of Contents

  • Serial Editors


    Chapter One From Pluripotency to Islets

    I Introduction

    II miRNAs and Embryonic Stem Cells

    III miRNAs and Embryonic Stem Cell Pluripotency

    IV miRNAs that Regulate Early Cell Fate Decisions in human ESC

    V miRNAs that Regulate Endoderm and Pancreatic Precursor Formation

    VI miRNAs that Regulate Pancreatic Endocrine Cell Function

    VII Conclusions and Future Directions

    Chapter Two The Genetics of Dystonias

    I Introduction

    II Clinical Features

    III Primary Dystonia

    IV Dystonia Plus

    V Heredodegenerative Dystonia

    VI Dystonia in Association with other Neurogenetic Disorders

    VII Conclusions

    Chapter Three Exome Sequencing and Advances in Crop Improvement

    I Introduction

    II Sequencing: Tools and Techniques

    III Exome Sequencing for Crop Improvement

    IV Crop Improvement Beyond Exome Sequencing

    V Conclusions

    Competing Interests


    Chapter Four Applications of Functional Protein Microarrays in Basic and Clinical Research

    I Introduction

    II Fabrication of Functional Protein Microarrays

    III Signal Detection

    IV Applications of Functional Protein Microarrays

    V Outlook


Product details

  • No. of pages: 176
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: October 2, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982841

About the Serial Volume Editors

Theodore Friedmann

School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, USA

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School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, USA

Jay Dunlap

Dr. Jay Dunlap works at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, NH, USA

Stephen Goodwin

Dr. Stephen Goodwin works at the University of Oxford.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oxford, UK

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