The Resource Evolution in health and disease, edited by Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella

Evolution in health and disease, edited by Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella

Label
Evolution in health and disease
Title
Evolution in health and disease
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This work explores and analyses the ways in which our ancient genes contend with, and influence, modern human life. It offers coverage of the points of contact between evolutionary biology and medical science
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
616/.042
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155
LC item number
.E96 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Oxford biology
Label
Evolution in health and disease, edited by Stephen C. Stearns and Jacob C. Koella
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-363) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing evolutionary thinking for medicine / Stephen C. Stearns, Randolph M. Nesse, and David Haig -- Global spatial patterns of infectious diseases and human evolution / Jean-Franço̧is Guégan, Franck Prugnolle, and Frédéric Thomas -- Medically relevant variation in the human genome / Diddahally R. Govindaraju and Lynn B. Jorde -- Health consequences of ecogenetic variation / Michael Bamshad and Arno G. Motulsky -- Human genetic variation of medical significance / Kenneth K. Kidd and Judith R. Kidd -- Intimate relations : evolutionary conflicts of pregnancy and childhood / David Haig -- How hormones mediate trade-offs in human health and disease / Richard G. Bribiescas and Peter T. Ellison -- Functional significance of MHC variation in mate choice, reproductive outcome, and disease risk / Dagan A. Loisel, Susan C. Alberts, and Carole Ober -- Perspectives on human health and disease from evolutionary and behavioral ecology / Beverly I. Strassmann and Ruth Mace -- The ecology and evolution of antibiotic-resistant bacteria / Carl T. Bergstrom and Michael Feldgarden -- Pathogen evolution in a vaccinated world / Andrew F. Read and Margaret J. Mackinnon -- The evolution and expression of virulence / Dieter Ebert and James J. Bull -- Evolutionary origins of diversity in human viruses / Paul M. Sharp, Elizabeth Bailes, and Louise V. Wain -- The population structure of pathogenic bacteria / Daniel Dykhuizen and Awdhesh Kalia -- Whole-genome analysis of pathogen evolution / Julian Parkhill -- Emergence of new infectious diseases / Mark Woolhouse and Rustom Antia -- Evolution of parasites / Jacob C. Koella and Paul Turner -- Evolutionary biology as a foundation for studying aging and aging-related disease / Martin Ackermann and Scott D. Pletcher -- Evolution, developmental plasticity, and metabolic disease / Christopher W. Kuzawa [and others] -- Lifestyle, diet, and disease : comparative perspectives on the determinants of chronic health risks / William R. Leonard -- Cancer : evolutionary origins of vulnerability / Mel Greaves -- Cancer as a microevolutionary process / Natalia L. Komarova and Dominik Wodarz -- The evolutionary context of human aging and degenerative disease / Steven N. Austad and Caleb E. Finch
Control code
ocn225103353
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 374 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191548765
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35745502
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)225103353
  • pebcs0191548766

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