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Jacob's ladder : the history of the human genome

Author: Henry Gee
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Discusses what can be understood through human genome sequencing, describes how the interactions of genes direct the growth of individuals, and reveals what gene research will enable in the future.
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Genre/Form: History
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry Gee
ISBN: 0393050831 9780393050837
OCLC Number: 55131525
Description: xvi, 272 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: I: Birth --
Ex ovo, omnia --
Unfolding --
Revolution --
Evolution --
Monsters --
Genetics --
II: "It has not escaped our notice ... ' --
Operon --
Monsters reloaded --
Scars of evolution --
My travels' history --
Jacob's ladder.
Responsibility: Henry Gee.

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Discusses what can be understood through human genome sequencing, describes how the interactions of genes direct the growth of individuals, and reveals what gene research will enable in the future.

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