heredity

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Summary: The transmission of traits encoded in GENES from parent to offspring.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi How theories became knowledge: Morgan's chromosome theory of heredity in America and Britain
    Stephen G Brush
    Department of History and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Hist Biol 35:471-535. 2002
  2. ncbi Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance: prevalence, mechanisms, and implications for the study of heredity and evolution
    Eva Jablonka
    The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Q Rev Biol 84:131-76. 2009
  3. pmc RNA-mediated epigenetic heredity requires the cytosine methyltransferase Dnmt2
    Jafar Kiani
    University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, UFR Sciences, Nice, France
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003498. 2013
  4. ncbi Epigenetic variations in heredity and evolution
    E Jablonka
    Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 92:683-8. 2012
  5. pmc Genetic basis of atherosclerosis: insights from mice and humans
    Ioannis M Stylianou
    Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 654 BRBII III Labs, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104 6160, USA
    Circ Res 110:337-55. 2012
  6. pmc The association of beliefs about heredity with preventive and interpersonal behaviors in communities affected by podoconiosis in rural Ethiopia
    Desta Ayode
    College of Social Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:623-30. 2012
  7. ncbi Role of epigenetics in developmental biology and transgenerational inheritance
    Michael K Skinner
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, 99164 4236, USA
    Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today 93:51-5. 2011
  8. pmc Hemodynamic and clinical onset in patients with hereditary pulmonary arterial hypertension and BMPR2 mutations
    Nicole Pfarr
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension Thoraxclinic, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Respir Res 12:99. 2011
  9. pmc Aortic arch curvature and atherosclerosis have overlapping quantitative trait loci in a cross between 129S6/SvEvTac and C57BL/6J apolipoprotein E-null mice
    Hirofumi Tomita
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7525, USA
    Circ Res 106:1052-60. 2010
  10. ncbi Neurochemistry, neuropathology, and heredity in SAMP8: a mouse model of senescence
    Koji Tomobe
    Department of Pathophysiology, Yokohama College of Pharmacy, Matano cho 601, Totsuka ku, Yokohama, 245 0066, Japan
    Neurochem Res 34:660-9. 2009

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  1. ncbi How theories became knowledge: Morgan's chromosome theory of heredity in America and Britain
    Stephen G Brush
    Department of History and Institute for Physical Science and Technology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
    J Hist Biol 35:471-535. 2002
    ..H. Sturtevant, H. J. Muller and C. B. Bridges published their comprehensive treatise The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity in 1915...
  2. ncbi Transgenerational epigenetic inheritance: prevalence, mechanisms, and implications for the study of heredity and evolution
    Eva Jablonka
    The Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Q Rev Biol 84:131-76. 2009
    ....
  3. pmc RNA-mediated epigenetic heredity requires the cytosine methyltransferase Dnmt2
    Jafar Kiani
    University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, UFR Sciences, Nice, France
    PLoS Genet 9:e1003498. 2013
    RNA-mediated transmission of phenotypes is an important way to explain non-Mendelian heredity. We have previously shown that small non-coding RNAs can induce hereditary epigenetic variations in mice and act as the transgenerational ..
  4. ncbi Epigenetic variations in heredity and evolution
    E Jablonka
    Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 92:683-8. 2012
    ..Population studies, formalmodels, and research on genomic and ecological stressesall suggest that epigenetic inheritance is important in bothmicro-and macroevolutionary change...
  5. pmc Genetic basis of atherosclerosis: insights from mice and humans
    Ioannis M Stylianou
    Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 654 BRBII III Labs, 421 Curie Boulevard, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19104 6160, USA
    Circ Res 110:337-55. 2012
    ..The combination of mouse and human genetics has the potential to identify and validate novel genes that influence atherosclerosis, some of which may be candidates for new therapeutic approaches...
  6. pmc The association of beliefs about heredity with preventive and interpersonal behaviors in communities affected by podoconiosis in rural Ethiopia
    Desta Ayode
    College of Social Sciences, Addis Ababa University, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 87:623-30. 2012
    Little is known about how beliefs about heredity as a cause of health conditions might influence preventive and interpersonal behaviors among those individuals with low genetic and health literacy...
  7. ncbi Role of epigenetics in developmental biology and transgenerational inheritance
    Michael K Skinner
    Center for Reproductive Biology, School of Biological Sciences, Washington State University, Pullman, 99164 4236, USA
    Birth Defects Res C Embryo Today 93:51-5. 2011
    ..This impacts area such as cellular differentiation, tissue development, environmental induced disease etiology, epigenetic transgenerational inheritance, and the general systems biology of organisms and evolution...
  8. pmc Hemodynamic and clinical onset in patients with hereditary pulmonary arterial hypertension and BMPR2 mutations
    Nicole Pfarr
    Centre for Pulmonary Hypertension Thoraxclinic, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Respir Res 12:99. 2011
    ..This study prospectively screened for BMPR2 mutations in a large cohort of PAH-patients and compared clinical features between BMPR2 mutation carriers and non-carriers...
  9. pmc Aortic arch curvature and atherosclerosis have overlapping quantitative trait loci in a cross between 129S6/SvEvTac and C57BL/6J apolipoprotein E-null mice
    Hirofumi Tomita
    Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7525, USA
    Circ Res 106:1052-60. 2010
    ..The shape of the aortic arch also differs in the 2 strains...
  10. ncbi Neurochemistry, neuropathology, and heredity in SAMP8: a mouse model of senescence
    Koji Tomobe
    Department of Pathophysiology, Yokohama College of Pharmacy, Matano cho 601, Totsuka ku, Yokohama, 245 0066, Japan
    Neurochem Res 34:660-9. 2009
    ..The rise in oxidative stress following mitochondrial dysfunction may trigger neuropathological and neurochemical changes, disrupting the development of neural networks in the brain in SAMP8...
  11. ncbi Paternal heredity and housing characteristics affect childhood asthma and allergy morbidity
    Nai Yun Hsu
    Department of Environmental and Occupational Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Arch Environ Occup Health 67:155-62. 2012
    ..This is the first epidemiological evidence of East Asia suggesting paternal heredity, with concurrent indoor hazardous exposures, as a predominant risk on developing childhood asthma and allergy.
  12. ncbi Heredity of food allergies in an unselected child population: an epidemiological survey from Finland
    Kaisa Pyrhönen
    South Karelia District of Social and Health Services, Lappeenranta, Finland
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 22:e124-32. 2011
    The heredity of food allergies (FA) has not previously been addressed in a large unselected child population...
  13. pmc Heredity and DNA methylation in colorectal cancer
    J R Jass
    Gut 56:154-5. 2007
  14. ncbi Discovering genes are made of DNA
    Maclyn McCarty
    The Rockefeller University, 1230 York Avenue, New York 10021, USA
    Nature 421:406. 2003
    ..This preceded by a decade the discovery of the structure of DNA itself. Here he shares his personal perspective of those times and the impact of the double helix...
  15. pmc Telomere length and heredity: Indications of paternal inheritance
    Katarina Nordfjäll
    Units for Pathology and Medical and Clinical Genetics, Department of Medical Biosciences, Umea University, SE 90187 Umea, Sweden
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:16374-8. 2005
    ..The mode of heredity has not been clarified, but a link to the X chromosome was recently suggested...
  16. ncbi Environmental light and heredity are associated with adaptive changes in retinal DHA levels that affect retinal function
    Robert E Anderson
    Department of Cell Biology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, and Dean A McGee Eye Institute, Oklahoma City, OK, USA
    Lipids 39:1121-4. 2004
    ....
  17. ncbi Discovering DNA encodes heredity and prions are infectious proteins
    Stanley B Prusiner
    Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Department of Neurology, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Annu Rev Genet 40:25-45. 2006
    The resemblance between the discoveries that DNA is the basis of heredity and that prions are infectious proteins is remarkable...
  18. ncbi Hair loss, insulin resistance, and heredity in middle-aged women. A population-based study
    Veikko Matilainen
    Department of Public Health Science and General Practice, University of Oulu and Unit of General Practice, Central University Hospital of Oulu, Finland
    J Cardiovasc Risk 10:227-31. 2003
    ..Polycystic ovarian syndrome is quite common among Caucasian women, and its association with insulin resistance is well documented...
  19. ncbi Heredity in multiple system atrophy
    Hiroyuki Soma
    Department of Neurology, Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Medicine, and Hokuyukai Neurology Hospital, Sapporo, Hokkaido, 060 8368, Japan
    J Neurol Sci 240:107-10. 2006
    ..The results indicated that one of them had a family history of MSA. Although the familial presence of neurodegenerative disorders is rare in MSA patients, the existence of such cases suggests that MSA may have a genetic background...
  20. ncbi Parents and children: ideas of heredity in the 19th century
    John C Waller
    Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine at UCL, 24 Eversholt Street, NW1 1AD, London, UK
    Endeavour 27:51-6. 2003
    The concept of heredity played a powerful role in structuring 19th-century debates over sickness, morality, class, race, education, social change and evolution...
  21. ncbi Unresolved boundaries of evolutionary theory and the question of how inheritance systems evolve: 75 years of debate on the evolution of dominance
    Homayoun C Bagheri
    Max Planck Institute for Infection Biology, Berlin, Germany
    J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol 306:329-59. 2006
    ..A re-examination of this issue is essential, given that dominance evolution is likely to be an important stepping stone towards understanding the evolution of inheritance systems...
  22. ncbi Evolutionary biology: males from Mars
    David Queller
    Nature 435:1167-8. 2005
  23. pmc Analysis of genetically complex epilepsies
    Ruth Ottman
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Epilepsia 46:7-14. 2005
    ..Collaborative studies are essential to achieve these goals...
  24. ncbi Going back to Darwin's works
    Irène Till-Bottraud
    Trends Plant Sci 11:471-2; author reply 472-3. 2006
  25. ncbi Clonal reproduction by males and females in the little fire ant
    Denis Fournier
    Centre de Biologie et de Gestion des Populations, INRA, Campus International de Baillarguet, CS 30 016, 34988 Montferrier Lez cedex, France
    Nature 435:1230-4. 2005
    ..These findings show that the haplodiploid sex-determination system provides grounds for the evolution of extraordinary genetic systems and new types of sexual conflict...
  26. ncbi The creative evolution of scientific paradigms: Vernon Lee and the debate over the hereditary transmission of acquired characters
    Shafquat Towheed
    Institute of English Studies, University of London
    Vic Stud 49:33-61. 2006
    ..This essay explores Lee's lifelong engagement with emerging and often unproven ideas in heredity and evolutionary science by arguing, first, that rather than a unidirectional flow of ideas from experimental ..
  27. ncbi [Current thought on hereditary transmission and human genetics]
    Stephen Snelders
    Gewina 26:203-15. 2003
    ..Concepts of heredity and their use in society have been various and diverse...
  28. ncbi Ideas about heredity, genetics, and 'medical genetics' in Britain, 1900-1982
    William Leeming
    Faculty of Liberal Studies, Ontario College of Art and Design, 100 McCaul Street, Toronto, ON M5T 1W1, Canada
    Stud Hist Philos Biol Biomed Sci 36:538-58. 2005
    The aim of this paper is to understand how evolving ideas about heredity and genetics influenced new medical interests and practices and, eventually, the formation of 'medical genetics' as a medical specialism in Britain...
  29. ncbi From eugenics to scientometrics: Galton, Cattell, and men of science
    Benoît Godin
    Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Montreal, Canada
    Soc Stud Sci 37:691-728. 2007
    ..It argues that the measurement of science emerged out of interest in great men, heredity and eugenics, and the contribution of eminent men to civilization...
  30. ncbi Method as a function of "disciplinary landscape": C.D. Darlington and cytology, genetics and evolution, 1932-1950
    Oren Solomon Harman
    J Hist Biol 39:165-97. 2006
    ....
  31. ncbi No evolution, no heredity, just development-Julius Schaxel and the end of the Evo-Devo agenda in Jena, 1906-1933: a case study
    Christian Reiss
    Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, Boltzmannstr 22, 14195, Berlin, Germany
    Theory Biosci 126:155-64. 2007
    ..Following Garland Allen's dialectical processes that led to the decline of the Evo-Devo research agenda, Schaxel's example is used to investigate these processes...
  32. ncbi Entomological contributions to genetics: studies on insect germ cells linked genes to chromosomes and chromosomes to mendelian inheritance
    Susan J Brown
    Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66502, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 53:115-8. 2003
  33. ncbi A history of heredity: the wider perspective
    E Henry Nicholls
    Endeavour 27:43. 2003
  34. ncbi The Wilhemine E. Key 2003 invitational lecture. Genetics: alive and well. The first hundred years as viewed through the pages of the journal of heredity
    J F Crow
    Department of Genetics, University of Wisconsin, 445 Henry Mall, Madison, WI 53706 USA
    J Hered 95:365-74. 2004
  35. ncbi The reception of Mendelism in Japan, 1900-1920
    Yoko Matsubara
    Graduate School of Core Ethics and Frontier Sciences, Ritsumeikan University, 56 1 Toji in Kitamachi Kita ku, Kyoto 603 8577, Japan
    Hist Sci (Tokyo) 13:232-40. 2004
  36. pmc Direct selection on male attractiveness and female preference fails to produce a response
    Matthew Hall
    School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Sciences, The University of New South Wales, Sydney NSW, 2052, Australia
    BMC Evol Biol 4:1. 2004
    ..We measured the direct and correlated responses of female mate choice and male attractiveness to selection and the correlated responses of male ornamental traits, female fecundity and adult male and female survival...
  37. ncbi Evolutionary genetics: a ring of species
    A J Helbig
    Heredity (Edinb) 95:113-4. 2005
  38. ncbi Reversion: going back to Darwin's works
    Yongsheng Liu
    Trends Plant Sci 10:459-60. 2005
  39. ncbi RNA-mediated non-mendelian inheritance of an epigenetic change in the mouse
    Minoo Rassoulzadegan
    INSERM, U636, F 06108 Nice, France
    Nature 441:469-74. 2006
    ..Our results identify an unexpected mode of epigenetic inheritance associated with the zygotic transfer of RNA molecules...
  40. ncbi [Geneticists in the service of war? The German Research Foundation, the Reich Research Council, and policy changes in research on heredity]
    Anne Cottebrune
    Ruprech Karls Universität Heildelberg, Institut fur Geschichte der Medizin
    Medizinhist J 40:141-68. 2005
    ..note that much of the available funds were concentrated on the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics...
  41. ncbi [Homage to McKusick's "Mendelian inheritance in man"]
    R Brdicka
    Ustav hematologie a krevni transfuze, Praha
    Cas Lek Cesk 146:571-2. 2007
    ..It was a pleasure for all of us to congratulate to McKusick's honorary degree obtained this year by the oldest European university in Bologna (with a short biography)...
  42. ncbi [Individual development and lessons of evolutionism]
    M A Shishkin
    Ontogenez 37:179-98. 2006
    ..was predictable initially, since the preformational model of development expressed in the idea of discrete heredity contradicts the systemic properties of ontogenesis...
  43. ncbi [Epigenetic heredity in evolution]
    E Jablonka
    Cohn Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and of Ideas, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Tsitologiia 45:1057-72. 2003
    We discuss the role of cell memory in heredity and evolution...
  44. ncbi What is "epi" about epigenetics?
    James Griesemer
    Department of Philosophy, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616 8673, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 981:97-110. 2002
    ..An alternative theoretical perspective, the "reproducer" concept, is introduced to facilitate analysis of multiple inheritance systems without labeling all nongenetic inheritance "epigenetic."..
  45. ncbi The reactions on Hugo de Vries's Intracellular pangenesis: the discussion with August Weismann
    Ida H Stamhuis
    Department for the History and Social Studies of Science, Faculty of Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Hist Biol 36:119-52. 2003
    In 1889 Hugo de Vries published Intracellular Pangenesis in which he formulated his ideas on heredity. The expectations of the impression these ideas would make did not come true and publication was negated or reviewed critically...
  46. ncbi [Integration of genetic factors into epidemiological studies]
    K Bammann
    Bremer Institut für Präventionsforschung und Sozialmedizin BIPS, Linzer Strasse 10, 28359 Bremen
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 49:974-81. 2006
    ..The problem of replication of study results is discussed and the concept of Mendelian randomization is presented...
  47. ncbi [Graft hybridization and the specificity of heredity in fruit trees]
    Yong Sheng Liu
    Henan Vocation Technical Teachers College, Xinxiang 453 003, China
    Yi Chuan 26:705-10. 2004
    Emphatically discusses the relationship between graft hybridization and the specificity of heredity in fruit trees on the basis of introducing the recent achievements in plant graft hybridization...
  48. ncbi Perceptions of epigenetics
    Adrian Bird
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, Edinburgh University, The King s Buildings, Edinburgh EH9 3JR, UK
    Nature 447:396-8. 2007
    ..It encompasses some of the most exciting contemporary biology and is portrayed by the popular press as a revolutionary new science--an antidote to the idea that we are hard-wired by our genes. So what is epigenetics?..
  49. ncbi Harry Potter and the recessive allele
    Jeffrey M Craig
    Nature 436:776. 2005
  50. ncbi Human genetics and politics as mutually beneficial resources: The case of the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics during the Third Reich
    Sheila Faith Weiss
    School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Clarkson University, Potsdam, NY 13699 5750, USA
    J Hist Biol 39:41-88. 2006
    ..premier research institutions for biomedical research, the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity and Eugenics (KWIA) as a test case for the way in which politics and human heredity served as resources for each ..
  51. ncbi In the cradle of heredity; French physicians and l'hérédité naturelle in the early 19th century
    Carlos López-Beltrán
    Instituto de Investigaciones Filosóficas, National University of Mexico UNAM, C Mario de la Cueva
    J Hist Biol 37:39-72. 2004
    This paper argues that our modern concept of biological heredity was first clearly introduced in a theoretical and practical setting by the generation of French physicians that were active between 1810 and 1830...
  52. ncbi Harnessing the power of the pedigree
    Chantelle M Wolpert
    Genetics Interdisciplinary Faculty Training Program, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    J Midwifery Womens Health 50:189-96. 2005
    ..Family history tools are now being developed and studied to identify which methods are most beneficial in different clinical settings...
  53. ncbi Reconstructing sibling relationships in wild populations
    Tanya Y Berger-Wolf
    Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607, USA
    Bioinformatics 23:i49-56. 2007
    ..It is the only method that does not rely on a priori knowledge about the population under study. Thus, our method is particularly appropriate for reconstructing sibling groups in wild populations...
  54. ncbi "A gene for...": the nature of gene action in psychiatric disorders
    Kenneth S Kendler
    Department of Psychiatry, Virginia Institute for Psychiatry and Behavioral Genetics, Medical College of Virginia Virginia Commonwealth University, P O Box 980126, Richmond, VA 23298 0126, USA
    Am J Psychiatry 162:1243-52. 2005
    ..The phrase "a gene for..." and the preformationist concept of gene action that underlies it are inappropriate for psychiatric disorders...
  55. ncbi Validation of test-day models for genetic evaluation of dairy goats in Norway
    S Andonov
    Faculty of Agricultural Sciences and Food, University Ss Cyril and Methodus, PO Box 297, 1000 Skopje, Macedonia
    J Dairy Sci 90:4863-71. 2007
    ..Thus, a fixed structure with year (year, year-season, or possibly flock-year) was indicated to appropriately separate time trends. Heritability estimates for daily milk yield and milk content were 0.26 and 0.24 to 0.27, respectively...
  56. ncbi Genetic parameters for milk urea nitrogen in relation to milk production traits
    W M Stoop
    Animal Breeding and Genomics Centre, Wageningen University, PO Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    J Dairy Sci 90:1981-6. 2007
    ..85). Herd-test day explained 58% of the variation in MUN, which suggests that management adjustments at herd-level can reduce MUN. This study shows that it is possible to influence MUN by herd practice and by genetic selection...
  57. ncbi Introductory note to a classic article by Francis Galton
    Arthur J Moss
    Cardiology Unit, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14641, USA
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 8:170. 2003
  58. ncbi A diagram of heredity
    Francis Galton
    Ann Noninvasive Electrocardiol 8:171-2. 2003
  59. ncbi [From genetics of intraspecific differences to genetics of intraspecific similarity]
    B F Chadov
    Genetika 40:1157-72. 2004
    Based on the Mendelian approach to heredity, modern genetics describes inheritance of characters belonging to the category of intraspecific difference...
  60. ncbi A unified mixed-model method for association mapping that accounts for multiple levels of relatedness
    Jianming Yu
    Institute for Genomic Diversity, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York 14853, USA
    Nat Genet 38:203-8. 2006
    ..As this new method crosses the boundary between family-based and structured association samples, it provides a powerful complement to currently available methods for association mapping...
  61. pmc Survival of the sparsest: robust gene networks are parsimonious
    Robert D Leclerc
    Wagner Lab, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
    Mol Syst Biol 4:213. 2008
    ..Because a robust system of heredity is necessary for the adaptive evolution of complex phenotypes, the maintenance of frugal network complexity is ..
  62. ncbi Combining the case-control methodology with the small size transmission/disequilibrium test for multiallelic markers
    Wei Guo
    Department of Statistics and Actuarial Science, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
    Eur J Hum Genet 13:1007-12. 2005
    ..In this article, we propose a TDT test, utilizing the available information of a case-control study in the grouping of alleles for multiallelic markers, and thereby increase the statistical power of a TDT test with a small sample size...
  63. ncbi [The use of family trees and the notion of heredity: a case study of hereditary chorea]
    Yoshio Nugaka
    Kagakushi Kenkyu 43:150-60. 2004
    ..in the case of hereditary chorea, family trees were used to support different interpretations of the notion of heredity. The use of family trees was made possible by three conditions including the centralization of medical care, the ..
  64. ncbi Further evidence for paternal inheritance of mitochondrial DNA in the sheep (Ovis aries)
    X Zhao
    Department of Animal Science and Technology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100094, China
    Heredity (Edinb) 93:399-403. 2004
    ..A total of 12 highly polymorphic microsatellite markers, which mapped on different chromosomes, were employed to type the sheep population to confirm family relationships. Possible mechanisms of paternal inheritance are discussed...
  65. ncbi New concepts for distinguishing the hidden patterns of linkage disequilibrium which underlie association between genotypes and complex phenotypes
    Jacqueline Wicks
    Genetic Epidemiology Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    Twin Res Hum Genet 8:95-100. 2005
    ..This provides a basis for distinguishing the hidden LD patterns and might help to locate the functional variants responsible for the association...
  66. pmc The question of questions: what is a gene? Comments on Rolston and Griffiths & Stotz
    Lenny Moss
    Department of Sociology and Philosophy, and ESRC Center for Genomics in Society, University of Exeter, Amory BLDG, Rennes Dr, Exeter, Devon, EX44RJ, United Kingdom
    Theor Med Bioeth 27:523-34. 2006
    ....
  67. ncbi Heredity mode of genetic polymorphism in aldehyde oxidase activity in Donryu strain rats
    M Adachi
    Department of Drug Metabolism and Pharmacokinetics, Tohoku Pharmaceutical University, Aoba ku, Sendai, Japan
    Xenobiotica 38:98-105. 2008
    ..The results indicate that the genetic polymorphism of aldehyde oxidase in Donryu strain rats obeys Mendelian heredity. The reason for a low ratio of the ultrarapid metabolizers rats in the commercially available Donryu strain rats -..
  68. ncbi Tug-of-war over reproduction in a social bee
    Philipp Langer
    Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne, Biology Building, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Nature 428:844-7. 2004
    ..The alternative view, where the degree of reproductive skew is the outcome of a social contract between potential breeders, was not supported by the data...
  69. ncbi Dynamics of the caring family
    Roger Hardling
    Department of Animal Ecology, Ecology Building, University of Lund, 223 62 Lund, Sweden
    Am Nat 161:395-412. 2003
    ..Instead, it is necessary to consider the inclusive fitness effect of provisioning, which is determined by a combination of relatedness, reproductive value, and the reproductive value of the offspring...
  70. ncbi Public goods, sharing genes, and the formation of large groups
    David Goetze
    Political Science Department, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA
    Politics Life Sci 26:7-25. 2007
    ..The argument implies that the mix of goods available and produced in past and present environments impacts the configuration of different-sized groups found in human society...
  71. ncbi Public goods and the evolution of altruism: the case of law
    Paul H Rubin
    Department of Economics and School of Law, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Politics Life Sci 26:26-32. 2007
    ..I also note that altruism within the group may lead to xenophobia outside the group and thus to ethnic conflict. Finally, I discuss some evidence consistent with this analysis...
  72. ncbi Biological theory: Postmodern evolution?
    John Whitfield
    Nature 455:281-4. 2008
  73. ncbi The acceptance of low prestige
    Joseph M Whitmeyer
    Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, Charlotte, NC 28223, USA
    Politics Life Sci 26:33-45. 2007
    ..I discuss possible mechanisms, through genetic or behavioral selection, by which the capacity to believe in one's own low rank may have developed...
  74. ncbi Alive!
    Bob Holmes
    New Sci 185:28-33. 2005
  75. ncbi Evolutionary biology: to work or not to work
    David C Queller
    Nature 444:42-3. 2006
  76. ncbi Further evidence for Darwin's pangenesis
    Yongsheng Liu
    Department of Horticulture, Henan Vocation Technical Teachers College, Xinxiang, China
    Riv Biol 97:53-66. 2004
    Darwin's pangenesis, a developmental theory of heredity, has been largely thought to be wrong for more than a century. In this paper, further evidence for the inheritance of acquired characters and graft hybridization is provided...
  77. ncbi The genome of Polaromonas naphthalenivorans strain CJ2, isolated from coal tar-contaminated sediment, reveals physiological and metabolic versatility and evolution through extensive horizontal gene transfer
    Jane M Yagi
    Department of Microbiology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    Environ Microbiol 11:2253-70. 2009
    ..of DNA sequences at the individual gene, gene cluster and whole-genome scales revealed strong trends in shared heredity between strain CJ2 and other members of the Comamonadaceae and Burkholderiaceae...
  78. ncbi Obcells as proto-organisms: membrane heredity, lithophosphorylation, and the origins of the genetic code, the first cells, and photosynthesis
    T Cavalier-Smith
    Department of Zoology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, United Kingdom
    J Mol Evol 53:555-95. 2001
    ..Signal recognition particles, chaperones, compartmented proteases, and peptidoglycan arose prior to the last common ancestor of life, a complex autotrophic, anaerobic green bacterium...
  79. ncbi Neuropsychopharmacology and the genetics of schizophrenia: a history of the diagnosis of schizophrenia
    Thomas A Ban
    Department of Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 28:753-62. 2004
    ..are reviewed with special reference to family, twin, and adoption studies which have raised the possibility that heredity plays an important role in the etiology of schizophrenia; mathematical analyses are examined which have ruled out ..
  80. ncbi Clinical course of cow's milk protein allergy/intolerance and atopic diseases in childhood
    Arne Høst
    Department of Pediatrics, Odense University Hospital, Odense, Denmark
    Pediatr Allergy Immunol 13:23-8. 2002
    ..Standardized questionnaires on atopic heredity, environmental factors and presence of atopic symptoms were answered at 0, 6, 12 and 18 months and at 5, 10 and ..
  81. ncbi [Etiological aspects of anterior open bite]
    Ljiljana Stojanović
    Klinika za ortopediju vilica, Stomatoloski fakultet Beograd
    Med Pregl 60:151-5. 2007
    ..Etiology plays an important role in diagnosis. Heredity, unfavorable growth patterns, incorrect jaw postoure, are the characteristics of skeletal open bite.
  82. ncbi [Cancer between infection and heredity: genes, viruses and mice at National Cancer Institute (1937-1977)]
    J P Gaudilliere
    Hopital des Enfants Malades, Pavillon Archkambault, Paris, France
    Rev Hist Sci Paris 47:57-89. 1994
    ..Mouse models thus provided tractable resources which favored the alternation between heredity and infection...
  83. ncbi Red blood cell Na-Li countertransport, hypertensive heredity, and cardiovascular risk in young adults
    J M Krzesinski
    University of Liege, Belgium
    Am J Hypertens 6:314-6. 1993
    ..Thus, an increase of RBC Na-Li CT activity in young adults would suggest a higher cardiovascular risk rather than to be a simple marker of a hypertensive risk...
  84. ncbi Human heredity and politics: A comparative institutional study of the Eugenics Record Office at Cold Spring Harbor (United States), the Kaiser Wilhelm Institute for Anthropology, Human Heredity, and Eugenics (Germany), and the Maxim Gorky Medical Genetics
    Mark B Adams
    Department of the History and Sociology of Science, Univ of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104 6304, USA
    Osiris 20:232-62. 2005
    Despite the fact that much has been written in recent years about the science of heredity under the Third Reich, there is as yet no satisfying analysis of two central questions: What, if anything, was peculiarly "Nazi" about human ..
  85. ncbi Henry Friesen Award Lecture. Work, the clinician-scientist and human biochemical genetics
    C R Scriver
    Department of Human Genetics, McGill University and McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Que
    Clin Invest Med 24:179-95. 2001
    ..It led him to think about metabolic pathways and to recognize that variation in Mendelian heredity could explain an "inborn error of metabolism." At the time, Garrod had no idea about the nature of a gene...
  86. ncbi Palmar erythema
    Rocco Serrao
    Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Am J Clin Dermatol 8:347-56. 2007
    ..Primary or physiologic PE can be due to heredity, occurs in at least 30% of pregnant women as a result of associated alterations in the function of the skin and ..
  87. ncbi Is there progress in the autopsy diagnosis of sudden unexpected death in adults?
    Geoffroy Lorin de la Grandmaison
    Department of Forensic Medicine and Pathology, Assistance Publique Hopitaux de Paris, Hopital Raymond Poincare, Faculte de Medecine Paris Ile de France Ouest, 104 boulevard Raymond Poincaré, F 92380 Garches, France
    Forensic Sci Int 156:138-44. 2006
    ..Many risk factors of sudden cardiac death are identified: age, gender, heredity factors such as malignant mutations, left ventricular hypertrophy and left ventricle function impairment...
  88. ncbi [Are demographic characteristics of hypertensive patients different with renal artery stenosis?]
    O Jaboureck
    Service de médecine interne et HTA, Hopital Cardiologique, CHRU, 59037 Lille
    Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss 94:828-33. 2001
    ..The goal of this work was to study the demographic differences between hypertensive patients with renal artery stenosis (RAS) or without RAS...
  89. ncbi Toyama Kametaro and Vernon Kellogg: silkworm inheritance experiments in Japan, Siam, and the United States, 1900-1912
    Lisa Onaga
    Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University, 311 Rockefeller Hall, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
    J Hist Biol 43:215-64. 2010
    ..scrutiny at a time when analyses of inheritance flourished after the "rediscovery" of Mendel's laws of heredity in 1900...
  90. ncbi Biological investigations of higher and lower plants aboard Soyuz 19
    N P Dubinin
    USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR
    Life Sci Space Res 15:113-8. 1977
    ..objective of the experiment "Genetic investigations" was to determine the effect of space flight factors on the heredity of lower (Chlamydomonas reinhardi Dang) and higher (Crepis capillaris (L) Wallr and Arabidopsis thaliana (L) ..
  91. ncbi The genetic effect on refractive error and anterior corneal aberration: twin eye study
    Lung Kun Yeh
    Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung University College of Medicine
    J Refract Surg 23:257-65. 2007
    To investigate the role of heredity in determining refractive variables, anterior corneal curvature, and anterior corneal aberrations.
  92. ncbi [From the seduction theory to the oedipus complex]
    Bernardo Alvarez Lince
    Sociedad Colombiana de Psicoanálisis
    Vertex 16:386-97. 2005
    ..In 1896 in Heredity and the Aetiology of the Neuroses, Freud considered the seduction as the specific cause of the psychoneurosis, ..
  93. ncbi C-reactive protein, an 'intermediate phenotype' for inflammation: human twin studies reveal heritability, association with blood pressure and the metabolic syndrome, and the influence of common polymorphism at catecholaminergic/beta-adrenergic pathway loc
    Jennifer Wessel
    Department of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, California 92093 0838, USA
    J Hypertens 25:329-43. 2007
    C-reactive protein (CRP) both reflects and participates in inflammation, and its circulating concentration marks cardiovascular risk. Here we sought to understand the role of heredity in determining CRP secretion.
  94. ncbi [Creating a 'Germanic' public health: national-socialism, human genetics, and eugenics in the Netherlands]
    Stephen Snelders
    VU Medisch Centrum, Afdeling Metamedica, k D 326, Postbus 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam
    Gewina 30:62-74. 2007
    The consequences of the uses of concepts of heredity in society and health care are not simply determined. This is demonstrated by a study of Dutch National Socialist doctors and biologists in the Second World War...
  95. ncbi A study of heredity as a risk factor in strabismus
    N G Ziakas
    Department of Ophthalmology, University of Leicester, Leicester Royal Infirmary, UK
    Eye (Lond) 16:519-21. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the importance of heredity in different types of strabismus.
  96. ncbi Sources of Wilhelm Johannsen's genotype theory
    Nils Roll-Hansen
    Department of Philosophy, Classics, History of Art and Ideas, University of Oslo, P O Box 1020, Blindern, 0315 Oslo, Norway
    J Hist Biol 42:457-93. 2009
    ..ontological foundation of population analysis was a self-evident presupposition in Johannsen's studies of heredity in populations from their start in the early 1890s till his death in 1927...
  97. ncbi Incorrect orofacial functions until 5 years of age and their association with posterior crossbite
    Maja Ovsenik
    Department of Orthodontics, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 136:375-81. 2009
    In addition to heredity, sucking habits, impaired nasal breathing, and atypical swallowing patterns are considered important factors in the etiology of posterior crossbite...
  98. ncbi [The occurrence of the cleft lip and/or palate in cleft-twins]
    Małgorzata Kot
    Klinika Chirurgii Plastycznej Instytutu Chirurgii Uniwersytetu Medycznego w Lodzi
    Pol Merkur Lekarski 19:614-6. 2005
    ..The etiopathogenesis of this malformation, in 17-20%, results from genetic factors. Researches on the occurrence of cleft lip and palate in twins strongly confirm the heredity of the malformation.
  99. ncbi Desulfovibrio species are potentially important in regressive autism
    Sydney M Finegold
    Infectious Diseases Section 111 F, VA Medical Center West Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Med Hypotheses 77:270-4. 2011
    ..The financial burden on families and communities is enormous. In terms of predisposing factors, heredity plays a role in some subjects, but it is clear that environmental factors are also important...
  100. ncbi [Not Available]
    B Theunissen
    Instituut voor Geschiedenis der Natuurwetenschappen, Utrecht
    Gewina 17:191-205. 1994
    ..Beijerinck's focus, however, was not chemical bacteriology, but heredity and variability in microorganisms...
  101. ncbi Heredity, reproduction, and perfectibility in revolutionary and Napoleonic France, 1789-1815
    Sean Quinlan
    Department of History, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844 3175, United States
    Endeavour 34:142-50. 2010
    During the French Revolution, there appeared a striking and far-ranging medical literature on heredity, reproduction and biological 'perfectibility'...

Research Grants62

  1. SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATED NONINVASIVE MONITORING OF MOUSE SLEEP AND BEHAVIOR
    Sridhar Sunderam; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..parasomnias, REM (rapid eye movement sleep) behavioral disorder (RBD), narcolepsy-many of which are influenced by heredity. There is an increasing focus on characterizing mouse behaviors for genetic and drug studies...
  2. Roles of RNA helicase and ribosomal biogenesis in normal and diseased muscle
    Vandana Gupta; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..These conditions, characterized by muscle weakness and impaired locomotion, form a group of heredity diseases affecting both children and adults...
  3. Genetic Analysis of Human First Trimester Trophoblast in Ongoing Pregnancies
    Michael Peter Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This information can be utilized to anticipate genetic disorders brought about by heredity or chromosomal errors that increase with maternal age...
  4. Cartilage Degeneration and Repair By ADAMTSs and Hyaluronan Binding Proteins
    Anna H Plaas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Risk factors for osteoarthritis (OA) include joint injury, obesity, aging and heredity. Hallmark symptoms are joint stiffness and swelling with associated pain, and these are accompanied by ..
  5. Translational Research in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
    John E Nestler; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The three Key Projects and the Pilot Project all focus on the contributions of insulin resistance and heredity to infertility in PCOS. Project I (Dr...
  6. Native American Pain Disparities: Exploring Nociceptive Processing Differences
    JAMIE LYNN RHUDY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Thus, pain coping (e.g., pain catastrophizing), sociocultural variables (e.g., ethnic identity), and heredity (i.e...
  7. Mitophagy-driven selection against heteroplasmic mitochondrial DNA mutations
    David K Simon; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..harboring different levels of a heteroplasmic G11778A complex I (CI) gene mutation associated with Leber's Heredity Optic Neuropathy (LHON), all prepared at the same time from members of a single family...
  8. Analysis of RORA and other candidate genes in PTSD
    Mark W Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Numerous factors contribute to the probability of developing the disorder including heredity. Twin studies have shown that a 30-70% of variation in PTSD risk is explained by genetic factors...
  9. Center for the Epigenetics of Common Human Disease
    Andrew P Feinberg; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Epigenetics, the study of non-DNA sequence-related heredity, is at the epicenter of modern medicine because it can help to explain the relationship between an individual's genetic background, the ..
  10. STRUCTURE AND DYNAMICS OF CONNEXIN26 GAP JUNCTIONS
    Gina E Sosinsky; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..1) To investigate the stability of the transmembrane region of the Cx26 hexamer using mutations known to cause heredity deafness. These experiments will be correlated with ones probing channel function and structure...
  11. GRADUATE TRAINING IN GENETICS
    Alice Barkan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..with an appreciation for the evolutionary, molecular, cellular, and developmental contexts of gene function and heredity. We aim to help students develop the skills to lead research programs of their own, communicate science to the ..
  12. Refining a Taxonomy for Externalizing Psychopatholgy Using Genomic Imaging
    Nathaniel Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..recognize that these outcome variables are partially dependent upon genetics, the complex relationships between heredity, environment, and physiology makes estimates of direct relationships between genes and observable psychiatric ..
  13. GENETICS OF ALCOHOLISM IN AMERICAN INDIANS
    Richard Deitrich; Fiscal Year: 1993
    There is increasing evidence that heredity plays a role in the development of alcoholism. The proposed research will examine some of the genetic antecedents of alcoholism in the American Indian population...
  14. Medical Marvels Interactive Translational Research Experience (MITRE)
    MICHAEL FETTERS; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..in a real-life research study;and 2) to develop, implement and evaluate an educational workshop with genetics and heredity content consistent with the Michigan Curriculum Framework for science education that will stimulate middle and ..
  15. CHROMOSOME STRUCTURES AND MEIOTIC MECHANISMS
    MARJORIE MAGUIRE; Fiscal Year: 1990
    Research is designed to yield new insights into basic mechanisms of heredity in higher organisms...
  16. Beliefs about Genes & Environment as Causes of Behavior
    Eleanor Singer; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..aim is to investigate experimentally the determinants of people's beliefs about the relative contribution of heredity and environment to differences in such behavioral characteristics as aggression, shyness, and alcoholism...
  17. GENETIC ANALYSIS OF MG-TETRAPYRROLE BIOSYNTHESIS
    Carl Bauer; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..from 5-aminolevulinate to protoporphyrin IX, has received much attention owing to the fact that a number of heredity diseases (porphyrias) are caused by the overproduction of heme precursors...
  18. Indiana and the Legacy of State and Local Eugenics 1907-2007
    William Schneider; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..at the local level, has left an extensive record resulting from public policy based on specific ideas about heredity. The name given to these activities, eugenics, is generally known, but research about it at the state and local ..
  19. Population Genomics of Geographically and Ethnically Diverse Africans
    JOSEPH L LACHANCE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This proposed study is also highly relevant to the NIH's Human Heredity and Health in Africa Project (H3Africa), and this research project will contribute substantially to postdoctoral ..
  20. Dental Caries Traits: The Genetic Contribution
    Walter Bretz; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..phenotypic expression by detailing its onset and progression; Specific Aim 3- to determine the relative role of heredity and environment in phenotypic variation related to the onset and progression of dental caries...
  21. GENETICS OF JOINT FAILURE
    Matthew Warman; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The causes of hip and knee OA are multifactorial. That heredity is one of the factors influencing OA susceptibility and progression is not in doubt, even though it may not be ..
  22. JAPANESE AMERICAN COMMUNITY DIABETES STUDY
    Wilfred Fujimoto; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..We hypothesize that in conjunction with heredity and other biologic factors, including aging, these variables influence the development of a distinctive pattern ..
  23. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF MYOPIA
    Terri Young; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Several studies support the hypothesis that heredity is a major factor...
  24. H3ABioNet: a sustainable African Bioinformatics Network for H3Africa
    Nicola Mulder; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in genomic medicine, high throughput biology, systems biology, genetics, and medicine, for the study of human heredity and health;S) develop tools and bioinformatics solutions appropriate for exploitation and interpretation of ..
  25. INFLUENCE OF ALLERGIC RHINITIS ON FACIAL TYPE
    VIKEN SASSOUNI; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Skeletal deformity has been attributed to a variety of factors such as heredity, pathology, trauma, and allergy. The purpose of this project is: 1...
  26. NOVEL ANTIMUTAGENIC COMPOUNDS
    LESTER MITSCHER; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..mutagenic phenomenon and the other biological areas where mutagenicity is believed to play an important role (ageing, heredity, carcinogenicity, environmental concerns) these compounds may have some potential in preventive human medicine.
  27. EYE MOVEMENT MEASUREMENTS IN SCHIZOPHRENIA
    Gunvant Thaker; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..dysfunction is thought to be, at least partly, genetically determined and its tranmission linked with the heredity of schizophrenia...
  28. HUMAN HEREDITY IN AMERICAN POPULAR CULTURE
    Dorothy Nelkin; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..of human genetics in popular culture, placing contemporary view within the context of changing ideas about heredity and eugenics since the turn of the century...
  29. GENE EFFECTS ON STRENGTH RESPONSES TO AGE AND EXERCISE
    Bernard Hurley; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..that twin studies show that a major portion of the variance in strength and muscle mass can be accounted for by heredity, suggest that genetic factors may explain a large portion of interindividual differences in strength and muscle ..
  30. PROSTATIC CANCER: GENETIC AND ENDOCRINE RISK FACTORS
    A Meikle; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..as compared to age-matched in-law controls and whether the plasma concentrations of the hormone are affected by heredity; (2) the risk of the development of prostatic cancer is higher in first-order relatives and maternal and paternal ..
  31. DISCOVERY LAB: A PARTNERSHIP FOR SCIENCE EDUCATION
    Scott Basinger; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..First, to provide Houston area students with innovative opportunities to explore molecular biology and heredity in a hands-on, inquiry-based manner...
  32. CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH IN CHILDREN AND YOUTH (CHIC III)
    Joanne Harrell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The contribution of obesity, heredity and environmental factors (broadly defined), as well as a newer risk factor (lipid particle subclass profiles), ..
  33. MOLECULAR GENETICS OF SCHIZOPHENIA
    Richard Straub; Fiscal Year: 1999
    A number of different lines of evidence suggest a strong role for heredity in the etiology of schizophrenia, a relatively common, chronic and debilitating psychiatric disorder...
  34. LOADING EXERCISE PROGRAMS AND BONE GAIN IN YOUNG WOMEN
    Peter Cavanagh; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The major determinants of peak bone mass appear to be heredity, gender, age, adolescent hormonal status, calcium nutrition and physical activity...
  35. MEASUREMENT OF MAJOR STRESSFUL EVENTS OVER LIFE COURSES
    BRUCE DOHRENWEND; Fiscal Year: 2005
    DESCRIPTION (Applicant's abstract): Powerful research designs for studying the roles of heredity and environment in the etiology of psychiatric disorders have outstripped our ability to measure the relevant variables...
  36. AN ANIMAL MODEL FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF MYOPIA
    William Hodos; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Many causes have been suggested for myopia ranging from heredity, nutritional deficiency, hormonal imbalance and childhood fever to excessive accommodation (focusing of the eye ..
  37. ASSESSING THE ADEQUACY OF HEALTH MANPOWER SUPPLY
    Jack Hadley; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..sets of factors thought to influence health: medical care, life-style or behavior, environment, and genetics or heredity. The resultant criterion for identifying health manpower shortage areas and assessing health manpower supply is ..
  38. Leprosy in Premodern Medicine
    Luke Demaitre; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..theory of humors and particularly about the role of melancholy ("black bile"), raised issues of contagion and heredity, straddled the dichotomy of skin and whole body, and challenged dietary assumptions...
  39. PARTNERSHIP FOR RESEARCH & EDUCATION IN PLANTS
    Erin Dolan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..expand PREP in the following ways: improve student understanding of additional standards-based biology concepts (heredity and evolution, as well as ethical, legal, and social issues related to biotechnology) in the context of ..
  40. CONFERENCE ON THE CELL BIOLOGY OF CHLAMYDOMONAS
    Lynne Quarmby; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and behaviour, flagellar structure, function and assembly, basal body architecture and duplication, organelle heredity, gametic differentiation, cell-cell adhesion, signal transduction, cell fusion, metabolism and photosynthesis...
  41. HEREDITY, ALCOHOL USE, TEMPERAMENT & CHD RISK FACTORS
    Ernest Harburg; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..About 265 Sets (after losses) are available with questionnaires collected in 1977 with data on alcohol usage, temperament, and health habits...
  42. NORMAL AND ABNORMAL CELL GROWTH AND HEREDITY
    TRACY SONNEBORN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ....
  43. Genetics of Addiction Program
    LOUISA STARK; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..While a predisposition to addiction can run in families, it is important for society to understand that heredity cannot wholly predetermine addiction...
  44. INFLUENCE OF SEX AND HLA ON RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    George Moxley; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The immediate goal is to examine how sex and HLA interact in RA heredity, while the long-term goal is to describe RA disease mechanisms in such detail that effective prevention or ..
  45. Symposium on Mechanisms of estrogen carcinogenesis
    JUDY BOLTON; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Besides heredity, the known risk factors for women developing these cancers are all associated with longer estrogen exposure: ..
  46. DIABETES HEREDITY AND VIRAL PANCREOPATHY
    ROGER LORIA; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..Virus localization in the pancreas of animals with diabetic heredity will be done by fluorescent antibody and peroxidase-anti-peroxidase procedures...
  47. Mitotic Checkpoint & Genomic Stability in Ovarian Cancer
    Dong Yan Jin; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The molecular mechanisms of ovarian carcinogenesis are not known, although a role for heredity has been suggested. We have shown recently that defects in the mitotic checkpoint are common in ovarian cancer...
  48. SPECIALIZED CENTER OF RESEARCH IN ARTERIOSCLEROSIS
    RICHARD ST CLAIR; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..function of atherosclerotic rhesus monkeys, the structure and function of lipoproteins as affected by diet and heredity, studies on arterial metabolism, and finally, a new project concerned with factors which diminish or abolish the ..
  49. PREFERENCE FOR ALCOHOL EFFECT OF TRAINING AND HEREDITY
    Martin Schechter; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..learned behavior and heredity. It is not known why some people after initial contact with alcohol can "take it or leave it", whereas other ..
  50. INFLUENCE OF HEREDITY ON MEAL PATTERNS IN HUMANS
    JOHN DE CASTRO; Fiscal Year: 1991
    Recent evidence has strongly suggested that the adult body weight of humans is greatly influenced by heredity (Bouchard et. al., 1985; 1986; Bray; 1981; Stunkard et. al., 1986a; 1986b)...
  51. GENETIC ARCHITECTURE OF RISK FOR ANTISOCIAL ALCOHOLISM
    SCOTT STOLTENBERG; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..behavior-genetic research to a clinically based program of research focused on understanding the influence of heredity on risk for antisocial alcoholism (AAL) and its comorbid disorders (CDs)...
  52. Carolina Cardiopulmonary Gene Expression Services
    WINSTON PATTERSON; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..past two decades, gene expression has been analyzed on a gene-by-gene basis in order to explain the cell biology, heredity, and pathophysiology of cardiopulmonary diseases...
  53. Urban Watersheds & Their Impact on Communities
    Donna Perry; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..effects of exposure to contaminants within an urban watershed and a variety of other factors including heredity, lifestyle, land and zoning decisions, mental stress and others...
  54. Newborn Screening for Hearing Impairment
    Edwin Naylor; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Hearing loss owing to heredity factors and cytomegalovirus are analyzed...
  55. Twin Study of Language Development
    Jennifer Ganger; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..a behavior genetic technique that uses identical and fraternal twins to estimate the relative contributions of heredity and environment to variation in a trait, can help to resolve these issues...
  56. FASEB CONFERENCE ON AMYLOID & OTHER PROTEIN ASSEMBLY
    Susan Lindquist; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..diseases, structural basis of amyloid formation by peptides, the amyloid pathway in AD, new roles for amyloid in heredity, physical methods for the study of insoluble protein complexes, factors associated with amyloid in vivo and new ..
  57. CAUSES OF DIABETES AND OBESITY IN OKLAHOMA INDIANS
    Paul Anderson; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..This will allow a determination of the inter-relationships of obesity and heredity, including an assessment of the extent to which the familial aggregation of maturity-onset diabetes is secondary ..
  58. GENETICS OF MACULAR DEGENERATION
    Albert Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Heredity, diet, and environmental factors have been identified as risk factors for AMD in population studies...
  59. AUTOSOMAL DOMINANT STARGARDT LIKE MACULAR DYSTROPHY
    Albert Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..b>Heredity plays a major role, not only in the early-onset forms, but also in the more common later-onset macular ..
  60. Adf1 transcription in behaviorial & synaptic plasticity
    TIMOTHY TULLY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Ultimately, such knowledge will help to reveal various forms of cognitive dysfunction that result from heredity, disease, injury or age...