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Encyclopedia of Genetics by
Call Number: REF QH427 .E53 2004 v.1-4
Publication Date: 2004-02-01
This two-volume set provides a thorough coverage of the basics of genetics from historical, scientific and social issues perspectives. This revised edition adds more than 60 new overview essays and 26 new sidebars to the original entries, reflecting the rapid developments in this branch of science.
Encyclopedia of Human Genetics and Disease by
Call Number: REF QH431 .K32 2013 v. 1-2
Publication Date: 2012-11-01
"This two-volume encyclopedia examines the history, characteristics, causes, and treatment of genetic disease, as well as the science of genetics itself"
The Gale Encyclopedia of Genetic Disorders by
Call Number: RB155.5 .G35 2016
Publication Date: 2016-04-29
Provides clear, complete information on genetic disorders, including conditions, tests, procedures, treatments and therapies, in articles that are both comprehensive and easy to understand in language accessible to laypersons.
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