The Evolution of Aging
by Theodore C. Goldsmith
Publisher: Azinet LLC 2006
Number of pages: 166
This book provides a historical review of biological aging theories including underlying evolution and genetics issues and describes exciting recent discoveries and new theories that are causing renewed interest in aging-by-design. The author discusses Darwin's theory of evolution as well as more recent proposed modifications such as the selfish gene theory, evolvability theory, and group selection in connection with their effects on aging theory.
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This book is an introduction to the discipline and practice of genetic counseling. The text provides an introduction to genetic counseling as a clinical practice and includes sample counseling outlines and letters for students of genetic counseling.
by F. Uchiumi, M. Seki, Y. Furuichi - Frontiers Media SA
In this research topic we will focus on the expression and functions of helicases and their encoding genes, reviewing recent research progresses that provide new insights into development of clinical and pharmaceutical treatments targeting helicases.
by David N. Cooper, Jian-Min Chen - InTech
The authors from diverse backgrounds describe how the nature, location and frequency of different types of mutation causing inherited disease are shaped in large part, and often in remarkably predictable ways, by the local DNA sequence environment.
- Genetic Alliance
Genetics helps to explain: What makes you unique, or one of a kind; Why family members look alike; Why some diseases like diabetes or cancer run in families; How learning your family health history can help you stay healthy; and much more.