Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - February 14, 2013

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  • Editors: Theodore Friedmann, Jay Dunlap, Stephen Goodwin
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124076778
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078031

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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. A Kernel of Truth: Statistical Advances in Polygenic Variance Component Models for Complex Human Pedigrees

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 VCs Models

    3 Expected Likelihood Ratio Test Statistics

    4 Power and Asymptotic Relative Efficiency

    5 Utility of Eigensimplification for the Polygenic Model

    6 Analysis of Empirical GRKs

    7 Discussion

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Chapter Two. Fungal Cell Wall Organization and Biosynthesis

    Abstract

    1 Introduction and Overview: General Organization of the Fungal Cell Wall

    2 Methods Used in Studying the Cell Wall

    3 The Specific Components Found in Fungal Cell Walls

    4 Well-Characterized Fungal Cell Walls

    5 Conclusions: Variability in Cell Wall Components and Redundancy in Cell Wall Biosynthesis

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Chapter Three. Polycomb Group Response Elements in Drosophila and Vertebrates

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 PREs in Drosophila

    3 Characteristics of PcG Target Genes in Drosophila

    4 PREs in Vertebrates

    5 Outlook

    Acknowledgments

    References

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 134
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: February 14, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124076778
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124078031

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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