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Genome Analysis and Human Health

  • Leena Rawal
  • Sher Ali

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Anup S. Pathania, Ubaid S. Makhdoomi, Fayaz A. Malik
    Pages 1-29
  3. Nirupama Trehanpati, Dinesh Rawat, Hamed Hemati
    Pages 43-65
  4. Abid Khan, Arindam Chakraborty, Supriya G. Prasanth
    Pages 67-77
  5. Leena Rawal, Deepak Panwar, Sher Ali
    Pages 109-132
  6. Sanjay Premi, Jyoti Srivastava, Sher Ali
    Pages 133-151
  7. Princy Hira, Utkarsh Sood, Vipin Gupta, Namita Nayyar, Nitish Kumar Mahato, Yogendra Singh et al.
    Pages 153-168

About this book

Introduction

This book highlights selected current data and its relevance in the human health care system, offering a fundamental primer on genetics and human health.

With the advent of new high-throughput technologies (for the whole genome including exome sequencing), the conventional focus on genetics and individual genes is now shifting toward the analysis of complex genes, gene-gene interactions and the association between genes and environment, including epigenetics. The rapidly changing scientific research landscape, with the ever-growing influx of data on one hand and emergence of newer and more complicated diseases on the other, has created a dilemma for researchers and caregivers, who are still hopeful that advances in genetics and genomics will provide avenues for the understanding, prevention and possible cure of human diseases.

The book focuses on the interactions between genes and proteins at both the transcriptome and proteome levels, which in turn affect the human genome and health. Additionally, it covers the domain that must be explored in order to understand the gene-gene and protein-protein interactions that contribute to human health. The book offers a valuable guide for all students and researchers working in the area of molecular genetics and genomics

Keywords

Gene-Gene Interactions Human Genomics Genetics and Human Health Y Chromosome Cancer genetics

Editors and affiliations

  • Leena Rawal
    • 1
  • Sher Ali
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of CytogeneticsNational Reference Laboratory, Dr Lal PathLabsNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Basic SciencesJamia Millia IslamiaNew DelhiIndia

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