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What Genes Can't Do

What Genes Can't Do( )
Author: Moss, Lenny
Editor: Caplan, Arthur L.
Series title:Basic Bioethics Ser.
Publication Date:Jan 2004
Publisher:MIT Press
Book Format:Digital online
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

The idea of the gene has been a central organizing theme in contemporary biology, and the Human Genome project and biotechnological advances have put the gene in the media spotlight. In this book Lenny Moss reconstructs the history of the gene concept, placing it in the context of the perennial interplay between theories of preformationism and theories of epigenesis. He finds that there are not one, but two, fundamental--and fundamentally different--senses of "the gene" in...
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Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.5 Inches

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