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Mammalian genetics and cancer

the Jackson Laboratory fiftieth anniversary symposium

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Published by A. R. Liss in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cancer -- Genetic aspects -- Congresses.,
  • Mammals -- Genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Mammals -- Genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Hereditary diseases -- Congresses.,
  • Immunogenetics -- Congresses.,
  • Neoplasms -- Etiology -- Congresses.,
  • Cell differentiation -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditor, Elizabeth S. Russell.
    SeriesProgress in clinical and biological research ;, v. 45
    ContributionsRussell, Elizabeth Shull, 1913-, Jackson Laboratory (Bar Harbor, Me.)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC268.4 .M35 1981
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 327 p. :
    Number of Pages327
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4112473M
    ISBN 100845100459
    LC Control Number80027531

      This book summarizes the current state of cancer genetics in clinical practice and effectively captures the excitement in this fast-moving field. It clearly demonstrates how genetics can now be applied to clinical oncology and is a harbinger of things to come for all areas of medical practice. Reviewed by John Bell, D.M. The Jackson Laboratory for Mammalian Genetics Bar Harbor, Maine The Jackson Laboratory's campus in Bar Harbor encompasses acres, with 68 buildings and 1 million square feet of space, and is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park, one mile from downtown Bar Harbor.

    DNA methylation plays crucial roles in the regulation of chromatin structure and gene expression and is essential for mammalian development. Aberrant changes in DNA methylation levels and patterns are associated with various human diseases, including cancer . The life of the author, Chinese-born, T. C. Hsu, has been a romantic and color­ ful one, and he is himself a unique personality, so that his book is a very unusual blend of reminiscences, history of his special field (which has transformed human genetics) and wise comments on the mistakes made along the way.

    Prostate Cancer: Biology, Genetics, and the New Therapeutics, Second Edition, reviews new, valuable approaches to the treatment of prostate cancer in men. The latest edition contains new material on molecular imaging, new treatments for prostate cancer, molecular targets, cell signaling pathways, bioinformatics, and pathogenomics. The book details the latest . David E. Malarkey, Robert R. Maronpot, in Haschek and Rousseaux's Handbook of Toxicologic Pathology (Third Edition), Somatic Mutation Theory. There is strong evidence that a critical step in carcinogenesis is a structural alteration occurring in the genetic machinery of a somatic cell. This appears to be true whether the active agent is a chemical or ionizing .


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