Human Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics

Written By Peter C. K. Leung
Human Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 August 2018
  • ISBN : 0128135719
  • Pages : 709 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Human Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics

Human Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics
  • Author : Peter C. K. Leung,Jie Qiao
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Total pages : 709
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Human Reproductive and Prenatal Genetics presents the latest material from a detailed molecular, cellular and translational perspective. Considering its timeliness and potential international impact, this all-inclusive and authoritative work is ideal for researchers, students, and clinicians worldwide. Currently, there are no comprehensive books covering the field of human reproductive and ...

Textbook of Human Reproductive Genetics

Textbook of Human Reproductive Genetics
  • Author : Karen Sermon,Stéphane Viville
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2014-04-10
  • Total pages : 200
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : This book brings together genetics, reproductive biology and medicine for an integrative view of the emerging specialism of reproductive genetics....

Perfecting Pregnancy

Perfecting Pregnancy
  • Author : Isabel Karpin,Kristin Savell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-03-30
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Prenatal and preimplantation testing technologies have offered unprecedented access to information about the genetic and congenital makeup of our prospective progeny. Future developments such as preconception testing, non-intrusive prenatal testing and more extensive preimplantation testing promise to increase that access further still. The result may be greater reproductive choice, but ...

Reproductive Genetics

Reproductive Genetics
  • Author : Sean Kehoe,Lyn Chitty,Tessa Homfray
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2009-11-01
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Great progress has been made in genetics in recent years, with significant consequences for the field of reproductive genetics. The ability to identify genetic defects before implantation, to diagnose fetal abnormalities and to introduce screening programmes means that genetic testing now has a major role in preventive medicine. The 57th ...

Selective Reproduction in the 21st Century

Selective Reproduction in the 21st Century
  • Author : Ayo Wahlberg,Tine M. Gammeltoft
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-08-15
  • Total pages : 198
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : This book explores how conditions for childbearing are changing in the 21st century under the impact of new biomedical technologies. Selective reproductive technologies (SRTs) - technologies that aim to prevent or promote the birth of particular kinds of children – are increasingly widespread across the globe. Wahlberg and Gammeltoft bring together ...

Human Reproductive Biology

Human Reproductive Biology
  • Author : Mark M. Jones
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2012-12-02
  • Total pages : 604
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Human Reproductive Biology focuses on the processes, concerns, and trends in human reproduction. Divided into four parts with 19 chapters, the book starts by tracing the history of human reproduction biology and the questions and choices involved. The first part focuses on the male and female reproductive systems. The text notes ...

Human Reproductive Genetics

Human Reproductive Genetics
  • Author : Juan A. Garcia-Velasco,Emre Seli
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-04-19
  • Total pages : 340
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Human Reproductive Genetics: Emerging Technologies and Clinical Applications presents a great reference for clinicians and researchers in reproductive medicine. Part I includes a brief background of genetics and epigenetics, probability of disease, and the different techniques that are being used today for analysis and genetic counseling. Part II focuses on ...

Reproductive Genetics Gender and the Body

Reproductive Genetics  Gender and the Body
  • Author : Elizabeth Ettorre
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-04-15
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : This book is all about reproductive genetics, a sociological concept developed to define the use of DNA-based technologies in the medical management and supervision of reproduction and pregnant women. In a searching analysis, Elizabeth Ettorre uncovers the hidden social processes involved in the development of these technologies. Focussing on prenatal ...

Women and Prenatal Testing

Women and Prenatal Testing
  • Author : Karen H. Rothenberg
  • Publisher : Ohio State University Press
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • Total pages : 304
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : "For pregnant women in the 1990s, technological developments have ushered in new and expanding reproductive genetic testing options. Some herald these procedures as advances providing women with previously unavailable information about their pregnancies. Others contend that with this surge of information come increasing and perhaps unwarranted obligations: while some women ...

The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction

The End of Sex and the Future of Human Reproduction
  • Author : Henry T. Greely
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-05-30
  • Total pages : 391
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Within 40 years many people will stop having sex for reproduction. After IVF and preimplantation genetic diagnosis, parents will pick embryos for implantation, gestation, and birth. It will be easy, safe, lawful, and free, Henry Greely predicts. He explains the new technologies and sets out the deep ethical and legal challenges ...

Redefining Human Life

Redefining Human Life
  • Author : Robert H Blank
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-07-17
  • Total pages : 270
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : This book examines critical social-policy issues emerging from recent developments in human reproductive technology. Although considerable attention has been focused on the ethical dimensions of these developments, the policy dimension has largely been obscured.Dr. Blank now provides a far-ranging overview of the cumulative impact on society of a wide ...

Human Reproductive Biology

Human Reproductive Biology
  • Author : Richard E. Jones,Kristin H. Lopez
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2013-09-28
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : The fourth edition of Human Reproductive Biology—winner of a 2015 Textbook Excellence Award (Texty) from The Text and Academic Authors Association—emphasizes the biological and biomedical aspects of human reproduction, explains advances in reproductive science and discusses the choices and concerns of today. Generously illustrated in full color, the text ...

Genetics in Human Reproduction

Genetics in Human Reproduction
  • Author : Elisabeth Hildt,Sigrid Graumann
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-08-13
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Published in 1999, this book discusses issues related to the current and possible future technological progress in genetic technology linked to in vitro fertilization, specifically preimplantation diagnosis and germline gene therapy, from a scientific and medical as well as from a social, juridical and ethical point of view. The 31 contributions are ...

Paternal Influences on Human Reproductive Success

Paternal Influences on Human Reproductive Success
  • Author : Douglas T. Carrell
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2013-04-11
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Historically, sperm have been seen as simply a mechanism of transferring a haploid set of chromosomes to the oocyte. However, data from assisted reproduction therapies (ART) have demonstrated that in many couples the sperm appears to be responsible for abnormal embryogenesis. Recent advances in genetic and epigenetic techniques have identified ...

Clinical Ethics at the Crossroads of Genetic and Reproductive Technologies

Clinical Ethics at the Crossroads of Genetic and Reproductive Technologies
  • Author : Sorin Hostiuc
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2018-08-07
  • Total pages : 431
  • ISBN : 0128135719
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Summary : Clinical Ethics at the Crossroads of Genetic and Reproductive Technologies offers thorough discussions on preconception carrier screening, genetic engineering and the use of CRISPR gene editing, mitochondrial gene replacement therapy, sex selection, predictive testing, secondary findings, embryo reduction and the moral status of the embryo, genetic enhancement, and the sharing ...