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Genetic effects on environmental vulnerability to disease / edited by Michael Rutter.

Rutter, Michael, 1933-
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Chicester : Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd), 2008.

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viii, 223 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.


Introduction : whither gene-environment interactions? ? Michael Rutter -- Gene-environment interaction : overcoming methodological challenges / Rudolf Uher -- Gene-environment interaction and behavioral disorders : a developmental perspective based on endophenotypes / Marco Battaglia, Cecilia Marino, Michel Maziade, Massimo Molteni and Francesca D'Amato -- Use of monozygotic twins to investigate the relationship between 5HTTLPR genotype, depression and stressful life events : an application of item response theory / Naomi R. Wray, William L. Coventry, Michael R. James, Grant W. Montgomery, Lindon J. Eaves and Nicholas G. Martin -- Role of gene-stress interactions in gene finding studies / Harold Snieder, Xiaoling Wang, Vasiliki Lagou, Brenda W. J. H. Penninx, Harriëtte Riese and Catharina A. Hartman -- Practice and public policy in the era of gene-environment interactions / Kenneth A. Dodge -- Gene-environment interaction and the metabolic syndrome / Kristi B. Adamo and Frédérique Tesson -- Longitudinal studies of gene-environment interaction in common diseases - good value for money? / Stephen P. Robertson and Richie Poulton -- Gene-environment interactions in breast cancer / Kee-Seng Chia -- Unbiased forward genetics and systems biology approaches to understanding how gene-environment interactions work to predict susceptibility and outcomes of infections / Malak Kotb, Nourtan Fathey, Ramy Aziz, Sarah Rowe, Robert W. Williams and Lu Lu -- Gene-environment interactions in environmental lung diseases / Steven R. Kleeberger and Hye-Youn Cho -- Gene-environment interaction in complex diseases : asthma as an illustrative case / Fernando D. Martinez -- Conclusions : taking stock and looking ahead / Michael Rutter.

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