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Molecular nutrition and genomics : nutrition and the ascent of humankind / Mark Lucock.

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Subject: Nutrition > Genetic aspects.
Human evolution.
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena > genetics.
Evolution.
Diet.
Biological Evolution.
Genomics.
Molecular Biology.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780470129388
  • ISBN: 0470129387
  • ISBN: 9780470129371
  • ISBN: 0470129379
  • ISBN: 128091680X
  • ISBN: 9781280916809
  • ISBN: 0470081597
  • ISBN: 9780470081594
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 140 pages) : illustrations, maps
  • Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Liss, ©2007.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 123-132) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Molecular Nutrition and Genomics; Contents; Preface; Introduction; Chapter 1-Defining Important Concepts; Chapter 2-Molecular Mechanisms of Genetic Variation Linked to Diet; Chapter 3-Essential Nutrients and Genomic Integrity: Developmental and Degenerative Correlates; Chapter 4-Nutrients and Cerebral Function in Human Evolution; Chapter 5-The Evolution of Micronutrient Metabolism; Chapter 6-Evolved Refinement of the Human Lifecycle Based on Nutritional Criteria; Chapter 7-The Evolution of Human Disease; Chapter 8-Contemporary Dietary Patterns that Work: The Mediterranean Diet.
Chapter 9-Some Non-Micronutrient Essential and Nonessential Nutrients with Molecular and Possible Evolutionary ImpactChapter 10-Natural Food Toxins and the Human Diet; Chapter 11-Nutrigenomics; Chapter 12-The Evolution of Protein Function; Chapter 13-Leading Edge Laboratory Tools in Nutrigenomics and Human Evolutionary Studies; References; Index.
Summary: Presents a portrait of the fundamental role that nutrition has played and continues to play in shaping who and what human beings are, as well as where they evolved from, and where they may be headed as a species.
Source of Description Note: Print version record.

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