Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - July 24, 2013

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  • Editors: Theodore Friedmann, Jay Dunlap, Stephen Goodwin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078017

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Description

The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics. This series continually publishes important 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
  • Critically analyzes future

Readership

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

Table of Contents

  • Series Page

    Contributors

    Chapter One. Biology and Mechanisms of Short RNAs in Caenorhabditis elegans

    1 Introduction

    2 miRNA Function

    3 RNAi and Endogenous siRNAs

    4 21U-RNAs, C. elegans piRNAs

    5 Systemic Features of RNAi

    6 Outlook

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Chapter Two. Genetics of Immune Recognition and Response in Drosophila host defense

    1 Introduction

    2 Toll Signaling in Drosophila

    3 The Immune Deficiency Pathway

    4 Immunity as a Sensor of Metabolism

    5 Concluding Remarks—Future Directions

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Chapter Three. Recent Advances in Septum Biogenesis in Neurospora crassa

    Abbreviations

    1 Introduction

    2 Septum Ontogeny

    3 Septum Wall Biosynthesis

    4 Septal Pores and Associated Proteins

    5 Conclusions

    6 Outlook and Future Research

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 148
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: July 24, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078017

About the Serial Volume Editors

Theodore Friedmann

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

Affiliations and Expertise

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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