Epigenetics - Richard C Francis

Epigenetics by Richard C Francis is the first book for general readers on this fascinating and important topic. Epigenetic means "on the gene" and the term refers to the recent discovery that stress can impact an individual's physiology so deeply that those biological scars are actually inherited by the next several generations. For instance, a recent study has shown that men who started smoking before puberty caused their sons to have significantly higher rates of obesity. And obesity is just the tip of the iceberg - many researchers believe that epigenetics holds the key to understanding cancer, Alzheimer's, schizophrenia, autism and diabetes.

Book Title: 

Epigenetics

Subtitle: 

The Ultimate Mystery of Inheritance

Author: 

Francis, Richard C

Publisher: 

Norton

Edition: 

First

Year Published: 

2011

Binding: 

Hard cover

ISBN: 

9780393070057

Pages: 

234

Condition: 

Remaindered, fine

Dimensions: 

24.2 × 16.5 × 2.1 cm

Book Weight: 

0.511 kg

Publisher's Price: 

R430.00

Price: 

ZAR135.00 

In Stock: 

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