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The Resource The genes that make us : human stories from a revolution in medicine, Edwin Kirk

The genes that make us : human stories from a revolution in medicine, Edwin Kirk

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The genes that make us : human stories from a revolution in medicine
Title
The genes that make us
Title remainder
human stories from a revolution in medicine
Statement of responsibility
Edwin Kirk
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Genes - we all have them and we're all affected by them, often in unknown ways. Whether directly inherited or modified by our environment, genes control or significantly influence almost every aspect of our lives, from the success of our conception and the development of our sexual characteristics, to the colour of our skin, hair, and eyes; our height and weight; our health; and unfortunately, an untold number of diseases. For many, the first time that genetics truly matters to them is in a doctor's office as they learn about a condition that may affect them, their unborn children, or even their wider family. Yet from the first laborious survey of the human genome twenty years ago to the commercial machines that now sequence 6,000 genomes per year, a revolution is taking place in medicine. Navigating this world of heartbreaking uncertainties, tantalising possibilities, and thorny questions of morality is Professor Edwin Kirk, a rare doctor who works both in the lab and with patients, and who has over two decades of experience. In The Genes That Make Us, he explains everything you need to know with clarity, insight, and great humanity
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SALS
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Kirk, Edwin
Dewey number
576.5
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Genetics
Target audience
adult
Label
The genes that make us : human stories from a revolution in medicine, Edwin Kirk
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067741143
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925849394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1193937551
Label
The genes that make us : human stories from a revolution in medicine, Edwin Kirk
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000067741143
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
270 pages
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781925849394
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1193937551

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