Tuesday, June 16, 2009

NEW e-book! Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics

NEW! Online reference book provided by the UW-Madison Libraries:

Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics

"...covers the basics and the latest in genomics, proteomics, genetic engineering, small RNAs, transcription factories, chromosome territories, stem cells, genetic networks, epigenetics, prions, hereditary diseases, and patents."

"...about 56% more words than the 1,392-page second edition of 2003. The number of illustrations increased to almost 2,000 and their quality has improved by design and four colors. In addition, cross-references among entries are expanded and the statements are supported by references: more than 14,000 journal papers and more than 3,000 books are listed."

"Target audience includes research workers in general genetics, genomics, proteomics, biochemistry, molecular biology, cell biology, evolution, cytogenetics, human genetics, ethics, natural philosophy; professors...; physicians, law professionals; students...; science administrators and journal editors..."

Selected entries:

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