DNA Human Genome Manual: Ancestry * Health * Identity * Epigenics * Criminality

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This title brings together all the fascinating strands of genetic science and explains in an accessible way how DNA is being mapped, classified, utilised and understood. With chapters on sequencing the human genome, genetic disorders, gene editing and therapy, human ancestry and cloning, the book shows how outstanding breakthroughs in genetic science is informing us about our past and defining our modern lives.

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This book brings together all the fascinating strands of genetic science and explains in an accessible way how DNA is being mapped, classified, utilised and understood. With chapters on sequencing the human genome, genetic disorders, gene editing and therapy, human ancestry and cloning, this book shows how outstanding breakthroughs in genetic science is informing us about our past and defining our modern lives. Explains the structure and purpose of DNA and how it was discovered Tracks the history of human DNA, the development of our species, genetic disorders and mapping the human genome Includes sections on the significance of DNA in crime detection and in the future of medicine

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Weight 0.745 kg
Dimensions 27 × 21 × 1.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Hardback

Pages

175

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

572.86 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K