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Summary & Study Guide - The Gene An Intimate History von Tang, Lee (eBook)

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Summary & Study Guide - The Gene

Why Do Genetics Matter to You? The must-read summary of 'The Gene: An Intimate History' by Siddhartha Mukherjee. This complete summary of Siddhartha Mukherjee's book chronicles the fascinating history of discovery in classical genetics, molecular genetics, genetic engineering, and the human genome project. It shows: How our genes and the environment define our identities and personalities. How genetic engineering technologies can be used to manufacture drugs safely. How genetic diagnosis and gene therapies can be used to treat complex genetic diseases. Genetics is at the frontiers of science today, and its impact is often misunderstood. The public is often misled by science fiction and remains largely in the dark as to the actual consequences of advances in the biotechnology and genetic engineering industries. Studying genetics can help you understand the economic, social, and ethical implications of these technologies. Read this summary to understand the key concepts of genetics and the economic, social, and ethical implications of the genetic engineering technologies. This guide includes: Book Summary -helps you understand the key concepts. Online Videos -cover the concepts in more depth. Value-added from this guide: Save time Understand key concepts Expand your knowledge Tags: Genes; genetics; genome; human genome; fruit flies; epigenetics; social behavior; sexual orientation; homosexual; genetic engineering; genentech; race; intelligence; gene sequencing; recombinant DNA; DNA; RNA; sexual identity; gender identity; hormone; genetic defects; chemotherapy; genetic therapy; genetic diagnosis; embryogenesis; mendel;darwin; heredity; molecule; chromosomes; genetic mapping; evolution; eugenics; newgenics; neo-eugenics; mutation; transformation; biology; molecular genetics; classical genetics; genotype; phenotype; environment; double helix; sickle cell anemia; replication; genetic code;clone; cloning; transgenic; cancer;breast cancer; leukemia; genetic diseases; central dogma; alzheimer's disease; huntington's disease; down syndrome


    Format: ePUB
    Kopierschutz: AdobeDRM
    Seitenzahl: 84
    Sprache: Englisch
    ISBN: 9780994764065
    Verlag: LMT Press
    Größe: 403 kBytes
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