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Advances in Genetics, Volume 84



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Author: Theodore FriedmannJay DunlapStephen F. Goodwin

Publisher: Academic Press

Publish Date: 21st November 2013

ISBN-13: 9780124077317

Pages: 162

Language: English

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Description

The field of genetics is rapidly evolving, and new medical breakthroughs are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics. This series continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines.

Table of Contents

Series Page Contributors Chapter One. Diverse Roles for MAPK Signaling in Circadian Clocks Abstract 1 Circadian Clocks 2 MAPK Signaling Pathways 3 The Function of MAPKs in Circadian Input Pathways 4 Endogenous Rhythms in MAPK Activation 5 MAPKs Modulate the Circadian Oscillator 6 The Role of MAPK Pathways in Circadian Output 7 Concluding Remarks References Chapter Two. Stakeholder Views on Returning Research Results Abstract 1 Introduction 2 What is a Research Result? 3 Guidelines on Returning Research Results 4 Stakeholder Views 5 Extent and Experience with Returning Research Results 6 Overall Analysis of Stakeholder Positions 7 Additional Points to Consider 8 Moving Forward Acknowledgment References Chapter Three. Mouse Models of Radiation-Induced Cancers Abstract 1 Introduction 2 RI Leukemia 3 RI Lymphoma 4 RI Lung Cancer 5 RI Breast Cancer 6 Discussion and Conclusions References Chapter Four. Genomics of Elite Sporting Performance: What little We Know and Necessary Advances Abstract 1 Introduction 2 Overview of the Gene Discovery Approaches in Sports Genetics 3 Major Study Cohorts in Sports Genetics 4 Current Practical Implications 5 What Next? References Index