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Author Francis, Richard C., 1953-

Title Epigenetics : the ultimate mystery of inheritance / Richard C. Francis

Publ Info New York, N.Y. : W.W. Norton, [2011]
2011
Edition First edition
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 Bryant Main Stacks  QH450 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
 J&W-Prov. Main Lib.  QH450 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  QH450 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  QH450 .F73 2011    AVAILABLE
Descript xv, 234 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [182]-215) and index
Contents What your genes are wearing -- A grandmother effect -- Directors, actors, stagehands -- What roids wrought -- The well-socialized gene -- Kentucky Fried Chicken in Bangkok -- Twigs, trees, and fruits -- What Wright wrought -- X-women -- Horses asses -- Sea urchins are not just to eat -- Pray for the devil -- The Janus gene
Note Discusses how scientific evidence is increasingly showing a link between the stress of the environment on an individual and the seemingly inherited traits of his or her subsequent generations
LC subject Genetic regulation
Epigenesis
Adaptation (Biology)
Mesh Subject Epigenesis, Genetic
Adaptation, Biological
Epigenomics
ISBN 9780393070057 (hardcover) :
0393070050 (hardcover)