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DNA : Promise and Peril.

Author: Linda L McCabe; Edward R B McCabe
Publisher: Berkeley : University Presses of California, Columbia and Princeton, 2004.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Offers background information for understanding how genetics affects our lives. This book presents a view of various discoveries and explores the ethical, legal, and social issues with each development.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Linda L McCabe; Edward R B McCabe
ISBN: 9780520933934 0520933931
OCLC Number: 437212134
Description: 1 online resource (357 pages)
Contents: Contents; Foreword by Victor A. McKusick; Acknowledgments; 1. DNA Sequence Does Not Equal Destiny; 2. What Is Genomics?; 3. Genetic Determinism; 4. The Evolution and Deconstruction of Human-Centered Biology; 5. Race and Ethnicity: Your History Is Written in Your Genes; 6. Gender as a Spectrum, Not a Dichotomy; 7. Genome-Based Forensics; 8. When Genes Belong to Groups and Not Individuals; 9. Genes as Commodities: Ownership of Genes by Business Interests; 10. Protection against Genetic Discrimination: The New Civil Right; 11. Reproductive Technologies: On the Road to Designer Babies? 12. Reproductive Cloning: From Farm Animals to Pets to Humans?13. Therapeutic Cloning and Regenerative Medicine; 14. Gene Therapy: Can the Promise Be FulWlled?; 15. Large Population Assessments: The Foundation for Genomic Medicine; 16. Hidden Destiny: Unbounded by Your DNA; Bibliography; Illustration Credits; Index.

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Offers background information for understanding how genetics affects our lives. This book presents a view of various discoveries and explores the ethical, legal, and social issues with each development.

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