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The Gene Scissors

John Parrington

in Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We are currently in the middle of a revolution in the biological sciences. The genome project made it possible to read the sequence of individual genomes, but what was lacking until recently was a ... More


Genetic Engineering, GMOs, and Genome Editing

Alan McHughen

in DNA Demystified: Unravelling the Double Helix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190092962
eISBN:
9780190092993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092962.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

DNA is the very core of human existence. The thought of humans manipulating the DNA base sequence of a living thing can be unsettling, disturbing, and sometimes intensely controversial. What are some ... More


Sequencing the genome and beyond

Glenn-Peter Sætre and Mark Ravinet

in Evolutionary Genetics: Concepts, Analysis, and Practice

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198830917
eISBN:
9780191868993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198830917.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics, Biomathematics / Statistics and Data Analysis / Complexity Studies

Science is defined by continual progress and new technologies. This final chapter starts with introducing what it means to sequence and assemble a reference genome. It is easy to forget that the true ... More


DNA 101

Alan McHughen

in DNA Demystified: Unravelling the Double Helix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190092962
eISBN:
9780190092993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092962.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This chapter covers the basics of DNA in simple, but not simplistic, language, explaining the nuts and bolts—physically, chemically, and biologically—with a focus on how DNA works to store genetic ... More


Introduction: The Gene Revolution

John Parrington

in Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We are in the middle of a scientific revolution in the biological sciences. In the 1970s scientists discovered ways to cut and paste DNA in a test tube, and then introduce gene ‘constructs’ into ... More


Genome Editing in Livestock

Katrien Devolder

in Future Morality

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780198862086
eISBN:
9780191927195
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862086.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, General

This chapter studies the ethics of genome editing in livestock. At first sight, genome editing in livestock would enable a win-win situation: it would be good for the farmers, as it would prevent ... More


Redesigning Life: How genome editing will transform the world

John Parrington

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780198766834
eISBN:
9780191918957
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198766834.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

We can now edit genomes. The technique, which involves cutting and pasting DNA code into the genome, is faster and cheaper than traditional genetic engineering and can be used on almost any animal or ... More


Some Uncomfortable Ethical Dilemmas

Alan McHughen

in DNA Demystified: Unravelling the Double Helix

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190092962
eISBN:
9780190092993
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092962.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

This book has discussed the scientific aspects of DNA, physically, chemically, and biologically, and then the applications of knowledge of how DNA works. This chapter covers nonscientific ... More


How Might We Get from Genes to Circuits to Disease?

Tobias Kaiser, Yuan Mei, and Guoping Feng

in Translational Neuroscience: Toward New Therapies

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029865
eISBN:
9780262329859
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029865.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Recent advances in the identification of risk genes for psychiatric disorders have set the stage for functional interrogation of disease related-circuits and underlying mechanisms of pathophysiology. ... More


DNA Demystified: Unravelling the Double Helix

Alan McHughen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780190092962
eISBN:
9780190092993
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092962.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Bioethics

DNA, once the exclusive domain of scientists in research labs, is now the darling of popular and social media. With personal genetic testing kits in homes and genetically modified organism (GMO) ... More


Future of Death

Gary C. Howard

in The Biology of Death: How Dying Shapes Cells, Organisms, and Populations

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190687724
eISBN:
9780197601433
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190687724.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

The future of death is hard to predict. Humans have certainly made great progress in extending life. Many diseases have been conquered. However, death might be thought of as like the Hydra of Greek ... More


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