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

Details

No. of pages:
162
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2013
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780124077317
Print ISBN:
9780124077034

About the serial-volume-editors

Theodore Friedmann

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

Jay Dunlap

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

Stephen F. Goodwin

Dr. Stephen Goodwin works at the University of Oxford.

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