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Author Fields, Stanley
Title Genetic Twists of Fate
Imprint Cambridge : MIT Press, 2010
©2010
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Descript 1 online resource (234 pages)
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Note Intro -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Your Personal Genome -- I What Do Genes Do? -- 2 Genes Are the Instructions for Life -- 3 Proteins Are the Workhorses of the Cell -- 4 All from a Single Cell -- 5 When the Gene Is the Cure -- 6 When Cells Are the Cure -- II The Inheritance of the Gene -- 7 When One Gene Is Enough -- 8 When One Gene Is Too Much -- 9 Genes to Remember -- 10 Blaming Our Genes -- III Finding the Gene -- 11 Mistakes Happen -- 12 Reshuffling the Genetic Deck -- 13 A Family Affair -- 14 Signposts for Common Disease -- 15 The President Who Swallowed Rat Poison -- IV The Gene in Evolution -- 16 The Law of Evolution -- 17 Around the World in Fifty Thousand Years -- 18 Your Personal DNA Code -- Notes and Further Reading -- Index
How tiny variations in our personal DNA can determine how we look, how we behave, how we get sick, and how we get well
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Fields, Stanley Genetic Twists of Fate Cambridge : MIT Press,c2010 9780262014700
Subject Medical genetics -- Popular works.;Human genetics -- Popular works
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Alt Author Johnston, Mark
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