The Human Genome

The Human Genome

Book - 2001
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Filled with stunning full-color illustrations, the editors of Nature present an authoritative guide to human genome sequencing, history's most significant discovery, that covers a vast array of information including genetics, basic biology, the key players, the project's landmark events, and its political, social, and scientific impact, and includes the full text of Nature's paper that divulged the human genome.

From the pages of Nature —the definitive guide to the greatest scientific event of our time

The sequencing of the human genome is being hailed as history's most important scientific discovery. This unprecedented project to map our genes is the key to human history and identity, and to an extraordinary future of scientific and medical progress. Now the editors of Nature, the world's leading scientific publication, help everyone understand the human genome. Lavishly illustrated throughout, this full-color guide covers everything from the basic biology and landmark events to key players and the political, social, and scientific impact. From the frontline of science reporting, here's the one book everyone needs to understand—and appreciate—one of the the great revolutions in science.

From the pages of Nature —the definitive guide to the greatest scientific event of our time

Publisher: New York : Nature/Palgrave, 2001
ISBN: 9780333971437
Branch Call Number: 599.935 HUMAN
Characteristics: 140 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Gallagher, Richard B.
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