Gene-Environment Interplay

Gene-Environment Interplay

1st Edition - August 30, 2012

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  • Editor: Marla B. Sokolowski
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123876874
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123876973

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Description

The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in knowledge gained from genetics reasearch. This thematic volume of Advances in Genetics looks at Socio-Genetics.

Key Features

  • Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications

Readership

Geneticists, molecular biologists, neurobiologists

Table of Contents

    • Series Page
    • Contributors
    • Preface
    • Chapter 1 Social Influences on Circadian Rhythms and Sleep in Insects
      • I Introduction
      • II The Circadian System of Insects
      • III Social Influences on Circadian Rhythms in Insects
      • IV Sleep
      • V Social Influences on Sleep in Insects
      • VI Conclusions
    • Chapter 2 Interplay Between Social Experiences and the Genome: Epigenetic Consequences for Behavior
      • I Epigenetic Mechanisms and Development
      • II Epigenetic Impact of Social Experiences
      • III Role of Epigenetics in Shaping Social Behavior
      • IV Conclusions and Future Directions
    • Chapter 3 One, Two, and Many—A Perspective on What Groups of Drosophila melanogaster Can Tell Us About Social Dynamics
      • I Introduction
      • II The Behavioral Effects of Social Context
      • III System-Level and Network Approaches to Social Context
      • IV Conclusion
    • Chapter 4 The Circadian Clock of the Fly: A Neurogenetics Journey Through Time
      • I Introduction
      • II The Molecular Components of the Clock
      • III Entrainment
      • IV Which Clock Is It Anyway?
      • V Conclusions
    • Subject Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 144
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: August 30, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780123876874
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123876973

About the Serial Volume Editor

Marla B. Sokolowski

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