The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance

The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance

by Nessa Carey

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ISBN-13: 9780231161176
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 140,596
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Nessa Carey has a virology PhD from the University of Edinburgh and is a former senior lecturer in molecular biology at Imperial College, London. She worked in the biotech and pharmaceutical industry for thirteen years.

Donna Postel is fascinated by all kinds of stories and loves telling them. From memoir and biography to literary fiction, romance, mystery, and suspense, Donna uses her innate curiosity, talent, and decades of experience on stage and in the recording studio to bring books to life.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements ix

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 An Ugly Toad and an Elegant Man 11

Chapter 2 How We Learned to Roll Uphill 23

Chapter 3 Life As We Knew It 42

Chapter 4 Life As We Know It Now 54

Chapter 5 Why Aren't Identical Twins Actually Identical? 75

Chapter 6 The Sins of the Fathers 97

Chapter 7 The Generations Game 115

Chapter 8 The Battle of the Sexes 129

Chapter 9 Generation X 152

Chapter 10 The Message is Not the Medium 178

Chapter 11 Fighting the Enemy Within 205

Chapter 12 All in the Mind 233

Chapter 13 The Downhill Slope 262

Chapter 14 Long Live the Queen 282

Chapter 15 The Green Revolution 293

Chapter 16 The Ways Ahead 304

Notes 313

Glossary 325

Index 329

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The Epigenetics Revolution: How Modern Biology Is Rewriting Our Understanding of Genetics, Disease, and Inheritance 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Brees Berry More than 1 year ago
This was fascinating. I think "Estrogeneration" is also another top book on epigenetics, including actual health issues.
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