Advances in Genetics - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124076754, 9780124078017

Advances in Genetics, Volume 83

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Theodore Friedmann Jay Dunlap Stephen F. Goodwin
eBook ISBN: 9780124078017
Hardcover ISBN: 9780124076754
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 6th August 2013
Page Count: 148
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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


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


Details

No. of pages:
148
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780124078017
Hardcover ISBN:
9780124076754

Reviews

Praise for previous volumes in the series:
"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." –Nature

"Can be highly recommended to geneticists, and biologists in general...will prove to be of high importance for the development of the science of genetics." --Science


About the Serial Volume Editors

Theodore Friedmann Serial Volume Editor

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 Serial Volume Editor

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

Affiliations and Expertise

The Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, NH, USA

Stephen F. Goodwin Serial Volume Editor

Dr. Stephen Goodwin works at the University of Oxford.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oxford, UK