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Molecular nutrition and genomics : nutrition and the ascent of humankind

Author: Mark Lucock
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, ©2007.
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Presents a portrait of the fundamental role that nutrition has played and continues to play in shaping who and what human beings are, as well as where they evolved from, and where they may be headed as a species.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lucock, Mark.
Molecular nutrition and genomics.
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, ©2007
(DLC) 2006052156
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Lucock
ISBN: 9780470129388 0470129387 9780470129371 0470129379 128091680X 9781280916809 0470081597 9780470081594
OCLC Number: 181345678
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 140 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Molecular Nutrition and Genomics; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1-Defining Important Concepts; Chapter 2-Molecular Mechanisms of Genetic Variation Linked to Diet; Chapter 3-Essential Nutrients and Genomic Integrity: Developmental and Degenerative Correlates; Chapter 4-Nutrients and Cerebral Function in Human Evolution; Chapter 5-The Evolution of Micronutrient Metabolism; Chapter 6-Evolved Refinement of the Human Lifecycle Based on Nutritional Criteria; Chapter 7-The Evolution of Human Disease; Chapter 8-Contemporary Dietary Patterns that Work: The Mediterranean Diet. Chapter 9-Some Non-Micronutrient Essential and Nonessential Nutrients with Molecular and Possible Evolutionary ImpactChapter 10-Natural Food Toxins and the Human Diet; Chapter 11-Nutrigenomics; Chapter 12-The Evolution of Protein Function; Chapter 13-Leading Edge Laboratory Tools in Nutrigenomics and Human Evolutionary Studies; References; Index.
Other Titles: Nutrition and the ascent of humankind
Responsibility: Mark Lucock.


This fascinating book draws its subject matter from a range of relevant disciplines that extend from molecular nutrition, nutritional sciences, and nutrition dietetics through to genetics, genomics,  Read more...


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