ISBN-10:
0199559902
ISBN-13:
9780199559909
Pub. Date:
04/05/2010
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
How Genes Influence Behavior / Edition 1

How Genes Influence Behavior / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9780199559909
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 04/05/2010
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 470,073
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Jonathan Flint is a Professor at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford University. He has extensive experience in molecular biology, molecular genetics, and rodent behavioural genetics with a specific focus on models of anxiety.

Ralph Greenspan is based at the Neuroscience Institute in San Diego. He has studied the genetic foundations of many behaviours in Drosophila, and has analyzed naturally occurring genetic variations in its behaviour. Kenneth Kendler is a Professor at the Virginia Institute for Psychiatric and Behavioral Genetics at the Virginia Commonwealth University. He has conducted family and twin studies on a range of psychiatric and drug use disorders, and has conducted gene finding studies for schizophrenia, alcoholism, and drug dependence.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Schizophrenia
3. Molecular genetics - Linkage Analysis
4. Alcohol, depression and sex
5. Genetic association analysis and candidate genes
6. Genome wide association studies
7. Model systems: Mice
8. Model systems: Genetic Variation in Flies and Worms
9. Model Systems: Circadian Rhythms
10. Model Systems: Neural Mechanisms of Learning and Memory
11. E Pluribus Unum, Ex Uno Plura: Reconciling Single Gene and Multigene Pictures of Behavior
12. Methods

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