Epigenetics in Today's Society

deSeth M. Ratihn PhD

Couverture souple | 10 novembre 2016 | anglais

Epigenetics in Today's Society de Seth M. Ratihn PhD
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Epigenetics can potentially revolutionize our understanding of the structure and behavior of biological life on Earth. It explains why mapping an organism's genetic code is not enough to determine how it develops or acts and shows how nurture combines with nature to engineer biological diversity. Surveying the twenty-year history of the field while also highlighting its latest findings and innovations, this volume provides a readily understandable introduction to the foundations of epigenetics. Reaching beyond biology, epigenetics now informs work on drug addiction, the long-term effects of famine, and the physical and psychological consequences of childhood trauma. Finally, it concludes with a discussion of the future directions for this research and its ability to improve human health and well-being.

Introduction Chapter 1 - An Ugly Toad and an Elegant Man Chapter 2 - How We Learned to Roll Uphill Chapter 3 - Life As We Knew It Chapter 4 - Reading the script Chapter 5 - Life As We Know It Now Chapter 6 - Why Aren't Identical Twins Actually Identical? Chapter 7 - The Sins of the Fathers Chapter 8 - The Generations Game Chapter 9 - T...
Titre :Epigenetics in Today's SocietyFormat :Couverture soupleDimensions de l'article :494 pages, 8 X 5 X 1.1 poDimensions à l'expédition :494 pages, 8 X 5 X 1.1 poPublié le :10 novembre 2016Publié par :BookLocker.com IncLangue :anglais

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ISBN - 10 :1634917200

ISBN - 13 :9781634917209

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