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Author Ryan, Frank, 1944- author.

Title The mysterious world of the human genome / Frank Ryan.

Publication Info. Amherst, New York : Prometheus Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    611.01816 RYA    Available
 PAS Hastings Branch Non-Fiction    611.01816 RYA    Available
Description x, 341 pages ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-320) and index.
Contents Who could have guessed it? -- DNA is confirmed as the code -- The story in the picture -- A couple of misfits -- The secret of life -- The sister molecule -- The logical next step -- First draft of the human genome -- How heredity changes -- The advantage of living together -- The viruses that are part of us -- Genomic level evolution -- The master controllers -- Our history preserved in our DNA -- Our more distant ancestors -- The great wilderness of prehistory -- Our human relatives -- The fate of the Neanderthals -- What makes you unique -- The fifth element.
Subject Human genome.
Human gene mapping.
ISBN 9781633881525 (hardcover)
1633881520 (hardcover)

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