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Main Title The genomic revolution : unveiling the unity of life /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Yudell, Michael.
DeSalle, Rob.
Publisher Joseph Henry Press, with the American Museum of Natural History,
Year Published 2002
OCLC Number 49322520
ISBN 0309074363; 9780309074360
Subjects Genomics--Popular works ; Human genome--Popular works ; Genome, Human ; Molecular Biology--methods ; Genetica ; Human Genome Project ; Genetics, Biochemical--methods
Additional Subjects Human Genome Project
Internet Access
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National Academies Press
National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  QH437.G46 2002 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 07/25/2003
Collation xv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Making the genome public : the American Museum of Natural History and the coming age of genomics / Michael Yudell and Rob DeSalle -- Genome science and the new frontier -- Introduction / Nicholas Wade -- What does knowing about genomes mean for science and society? / Harold Varmus -- Sequencing the human genome : elucidating our genetic blueprint / Eric Green -- Whole-genome shotgun sequencing / J. Craig Venter -- After the genome: where should we go? / Leroy Hood -- Applications of genomics to medicine and agriculture -- Introduction / Robert Bazell -- Genomics : a rapid road from gene to patient / William Haseltine -- The origins of cancer and the human genome / Arnold J. Levine -- Gene diversity in the endorphin system: SNPs, chips, and possible implications / Mary Jeanne Kreek -- Genomics and biotechnology in agriculture / Barbara A. Schaal -- Exploring human variation : understanding identity in the genomic era -- Introduction / Rob DeSalle -- Using maternal and paternal genes to unlock human history. / Douglas C. Wallace -- Eugenics, the genome, and human rights / Daniel J. Kevles -- Redesigning the self: the promise and perils of genetic enhancement / David J. Rothman -- Financial, legal, and ethical issues and the new genomics -- Introduction / Michael Waldholz -- Investing in the biotechnology sector / Kris H. Jenner -- The role of patents in exploiting the genome / Rebecca Eisenberg -- Social side effects of the new human molecular genetic diagnostics / Troy Duster -- Mapping morality : the rights and wrongs of genomics / Arthur l. Caplan -- Summing up : finding our way through the revolution / Kathi E. Hanna. Annotation