Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - November 18, 2013

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  • Editors: Theodore Friedmann, Jay Dunlap, Stephen Goodwin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124077317
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124077034

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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. Diverse Roles for MAPK Signaling in Circadian Clocks

    Abstract

    1 Circadian Clocks

    2 MAPK Signaling Pathways

    3 The Function of MAPKs in Circadian Input Pathways

    4 Endogenous Rhythms in MAPK Activation

    5 MAPKs Modulate the Circadian Oscillator

    6 The Role of MAPK Pathways in Circadian Output

    7 Concluding Remarks

    References

    Chapter Two. Stakeholder Views on Returning Research Results

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 What is a Research Result?

    3 Guidelines on Returning Research Results

    4 Stakeholder Views

    5 Extent and Experience with Returning Research Results

    6 Overall Analysis of Stakeholder Positions

    7 Additional Points to Consider

    8 Moving Forward

    Acknowledgment

    References

    Chapter Three. Mouse Models of Radiation-Induced Cancers

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 RI Leukemia

    3 RI Lymphoma

    4 RI Lung Cancer

    5 RI Breast Cancer

    6 Discussion and Conclusions

    References

    Chapter Four. Genomics of Elite Sporting Performance: What little We Know and Necessary Advances

    Abstract

    1 Introduction

    2 Overview of the Gene Discovery Approaches in Sports Genetics

    3 Major Study Cohorts in Sports Genetics

    4 Current Practical Implications

    5 What Next?

    References

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 162
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: November 18, 2013
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780124077317
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780124077034

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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