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Genetic perspectives in biology and medicine

Genetic perspectives in biology and medicine

Author: Edward D Garber
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Biography
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Collected works
collective biographies
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Edward D Garber
OCLC Number: 1149180608
Notes: Selected essays from Perspectives in biology and medicine.
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 500 pages : illustrations)
Contents: Forward / Richard L. Landau and Clifford W. Gurney --
Introduction / Edward D. Garber --
Ideas about living units, 1864-1909: a chapter in the history of genetics / L.C. Dunn --
Genetics in America: a historical overview / Arnold W. Ravin --
A defense of beanbag genetics / J.B.S. Haldane --
Knowledge and prematurity: the journey from transformtion to DNA / H.V. Wyatt --
DNA today / Francis Crick --
Intellectual traditions in the life sciences: molecular biology and biochemistry / Scott F. Gilbert --
Changes in the genetic mentality / Bruce Wallace --
Richard Benedict Goldshmidt April 12, 1878-April 24, 1958 / Curt Stern --
Sewall Wright, the scientist and the man / James F. Crow --
Oswald Theodore Avery and DNA / Alvin F. Coburn --
Genetic nucleic acid: key material in the origin of life / H.J. Muller --
Genetic significance of microbial DNA composition / Frank Lanni --
Genetic control of development / Ernst Caspari --
Molecular genetics and the foundations of evolution / Bernard D. Davis --
Human evolution and molecular biology / Jerold M. Lowenstein and Adrienne L. Zihlman --
Genes and People / Curt Stern --
Some considerations regarding biochemical genetics in man / Herman M. Kalckar --
Detours on the road to successful treatment of sickle cell anemia / George J. Brewer --
The wonder of our presence here: a commentary on the evolution and maintenance of human diversity / James V. Neel --
On lumpers and splitters, or the nosology of genetic disease / Victor A. McKusick --
On some trends in understanding the genetics of man / James V. Neel and William J. Schull --
Birth defects: from here to eternity / Samuel J. Ajl and Joseph Mori --
Some genetic aspects of therapeutic abortion / James V. Neel --
Genetic screening in newborns: voluntary or compulsory? / Loretta Kopelman --
Perspectives in medical genetics / N.H. Horowitz --
Molecular biology, nucleic acids, and the future of medicine / E.L. Tatum --
The future of recombinant DNA technology in medicine / Thomas H. Fraser --
Project K: "The complete solution of E. Coli" / F.H.C. Crick.
Other Titles: Perspectives in biology and medicine.
Responsibility: edited by Edward D. Garber.


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