||The genes we share with yeast, flies, worms, and mice : new clues to human health and disease /
|| Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
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Genome, Human--Popular Works. ;
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||100 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 1 poster (54 x 41 cm. folded to 27 x 21 cm.)
Cover title. "This is the eighth in a series of reports about biomedical science"--Inside front cover. Editor, Maya Pines--P. 100.
Discovering what the genes in a living cell do-starting with yeast / by Maya Pines -- Unexpected rewards from our similarity to fruit flies / by Gary A. Taubes -- The first animal to have its entire genome sequenced: C. elegans / by Maya Pines -- Treasures await those who study our closest relative among model organisms: the mouse / by Stephen S. Hall -- Shuttling between species to make sense of the human genome / by Maya Pines -- Poster: human disease genes that are found in flies, worms, and yeast.