Conheça o livro e compre online. The Human Genome – Mori, Catherine A. – ISBN: 0123334624.
This second edition reflects the tremendous pace of human genetics research and the demands that it places on society to understand and absorb its basic implications. The human genome has now been officially mapped and the cloning of animals is becoming a commonplace scientific discussion on the evening news. Julia Richards and Scott Hawley examine the biological foundations of humanity, looking at the science behind the sensation and the current and potential impact of the study of the genome on our society. The book is divided in 10 sections – The Basics of Heredity; The Central Dogma of Molecular Biology; How Chromosomes Move; Mutation; Genes, Chromosomes, and Sex; Breaking the Rules; The Human Genome Landscape; Complex and Heterogeneous Traits; Genetic Testing and Therapy; Fears, Faith, and Fantasies.