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Epigenetics Revolution : How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inher -- Paperback: Carey, Nessa: BOOKS KINOKUNIYA
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Epigenetics Revolution : How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inher -- Paperback
Epigenetics Revolution : How Modern Biology is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease and Inher -- Paperback
著者名 Carey, Nessa
出版社 : Icon Books Ltd
出版年月 : 2012/03
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781848313477

BookWeb価格 : AED 65.00

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Table of Contents
 
Acknowledgements                                   ix
Introduction                                       1  (10)
    Chapter 1 An Ugly Toad and an Elegant Man      11 (12)
    Chapter 2 How We Learned to Roll Uphill        23 (19)
    Chapter 3 Life As We Knew It                   42 (12)
    Chapter 4 Life As We Know It Now               54 (21)
    Chapter 5 Why Aren't Identical Twins           75 (22)
    Actually Identical?
    Chapter 6 The Sins of the Fathers              97 (18)
    Chapter 7 The Generations Game                 115(14)
    Chapter 8 The Battle of the Sexes              129(23)
    Chapter 9 Generation X                         152(26)
    Chapter 10 The Message is Not the Medium       178(27)
    Chapter 11 Fighting the Enemy Within           205(28)
    Chapter 12 All in the Mind                     233(29)
    Chapter 13 The Downhill Slope                  262(20)
    Chapter 14 Long Live the Queen                 282(11)
    Chapter 15 The Green Revolution                293(11)
    Chapter 16 The Ways Ahead                      304(9)
Notes                                              313(12)
Glossary                                           325(4)
Index                                              329
 

At the beginning of this century enormous progress had been made in genetics. The Human Genome Project finished sequencing human DNA. It seemed it was only a matter of time until we had all the answers to the secrets of life on this planet. The cutting-edge of biology, however, is telling us that we still don't even know all of the questions. How is it that, despite each cell in your body carrying exactly the same DNA, you don't have teeth growing out of your eyeballs or toenails on your liver? How is it that identical twins share exactly the same DNA and yet can exhibit dramatic differences in the way that they live and grow? It turns out that cells read the genetic code in DNA more like a script to be interpreted than a mould that replicates the same result each time. This is epigenetics and it's the fastest-moving field in biology today. The Epigenetics Revolution traces the thrilling path this discipline has taken over the last twenty years.Biologist Nessa Carey deftly explains such diverse phenomena as how queen bees and ants control their colonies, why tortoiseshell cats are always female, why some plants need a period of cold before they can flower, why we age, develop disease and become addicted to drugs, and much more. Most excitingly, Carey reveals the amazing possibilities for humankind that epigenetics offers for us all - and in the surprisingly near future.OM PA PE PF PL PM PS PT PW PY QA RE RO RS RU RW SA SE SI SJ SK SM SN SR ST SV SY TD TF TG TH TJ TL TM TN TR TW UA UY UZ VA VE VN WF YTPhysiological Basis of Exercise Specific to Sport Chapter 13: Strength Training Concepts in the Athlete Chapter 14: Plyometrics Chapter 15: Neuromuscular Training Chapter 16: Manual Therapy: Mobilization, Manipulation of the Spine and Extremeties Section 7: Special Considerations for the Athlete Chapter 17: Nutrition for the Athlete Appendix A: Pathophysiology of the Shoulder, Hip, Knee, and Foot and Ankle Overuse Injuries Appendix B: Surgical Considerations for the Athlete Glossary