|1."Cytogenetics,Evolution,Biostatistics and Plant Breeding" by Shukla R S and Chandel P S|
“Cytogenetics,Evolution,Biostatistics and Plant Breeding” Book Review: The book is a comprehensive guide on the principles and applications of genetics and cytogenetics. It is divided into four parts. Part I focuses on the principles of cytogenetics and covers topics such as cell evolution and structure, cell division, and the structure of genetic material. Part II provides an in-depth analysis of the principles of genetics, including the transmission, distribution, and arrangement of genetic material. Part III delves into molecular genetics and covers the functions of genetic material, biotechnology, and genetic engineering. This book is a valuable resource for undergraduate and postgraduate students of botany, agriculture, zoology, and biotechnology.
|2."Objective Cytogenetics: A competitive book for ICAR- JRF, SRF, Civil services, UGC- NET, ICAR- NET, CSIR-NET, ASRB and all SAUs examinations" by Srijan Ambati and Rakesh Alle|
|3."Introduction to Cytogenetics" by Ganesh Prasad|
“Introduction to Cytogenetics” Book Review: The book is structured into nine parts, arranged according to the similarities between the chapters within and among the parts. Part one gives a concise overview of the history of cytogenetics, while part two delves into cell ultrastructure, and part three examines the macromolecules involved in cytogenetic processes. The fourth part explores chromosome morphology and organization, and the fifth part focuses on cell division. Parts six and seven are dedicated to the alterations in chromosome number and structure. In the eighth part, extrachromosomal genetic material is discussed, and part nine explains fundamental experimental techniques that are crucial in the field.
|4."Human Cytogenetics: Constitutional Analysis: A Practical Approach (Practical Approach Series)" by Denise Rooney|
“Human Cytogenetics: Constitutional Analysis: A Practical Approach (Practical Approach Series)” Book Review: This book is specifically designed for researchers specializing in human cytogenetics, covering all fundamental aspects of this field of study. The latest edition encompasses a comprehensive range of technologies available for both conventional and molecular cytogenetics. The book also highlights the shift of fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) to a critical tool for all cytogeneticists, and its role in chromosome analysis is detailed in depth. The author also discusses computerized image analysis. The book includes chapters on chromosome staining and banding techniques, meiotic studies, lymphocyte culture, and prenatal diagnosis. It provides an introduction to human chromosomes, their analyses, and the application of cytogenetic investigations to clinical practice. The book also includes an appendix on health and safety concerns in the cytogenetics laboratory. It is highly beneficial for scientists using basic cytogenetics and is an indispensable resource for any cytogenetics laboratory.
|5."Cytogenetics" by Darbeshwar Roy|
“Cytogenetics” Book Review: The book begins by providing an overview of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells’ structure and function, along with a discussion of mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle, and chromosome behavior during cell division. Detailed information is given about chromosome morphology, organization, and banding techniques. The book also covers Mendel’s laws of heredity, as well as the phenomena leading to deviation from Mendelian segregation, genetic recombination, and the mechanisms involved in constructing genetic maps. It is an ideal resource for students of cytogenetics and will assist them in conducting practical classes in the subject.
|6."The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual" by Helen J Lawce and Margaret J Barch|
“The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive resource designed for a diverse audience, including researchers, clinicians, lab professionals, and students in university or medical school settings. It provides a detailed description of the diagnostic tests offered by clinical laboratories and the scientific principles underlying them. The book also presents a compilation of laboratory-tested protocols used by leading laboratories, along with practical advice covering nearly every area of interest to cytogeneticists. It covers the fundamental components of a cell, the use of a microscope, human tissue processing for cytogenetic analysis, laboratory safety, and the mechanisms involved in chromosome rearrangement. Additionally, the book includes some new topics, such as a unique collection of chromosome heteromorphisms, clinical examples of genomic imprinting, and a detailed overview of chromosomal microarray driven by examples.
|7."Cytogenetics: Plants, Animals, Humans" by J Schulz-Schaeffer|
“Cytogenetics: Plants, Animals, Humans” Book Review: This book covers a broad range of topics in cytogenetics and related fields, presented in an integrated manner to correlate with diverse disciplines. It includes the latest developments and concepts in the field, along with ample references to stimulate original reading and provide access to valuable sources. The book is highly beneficial for undergraduate and graduate students of Biology, Chemistry, and Microbiology, as well as researchers in the field of cytogenetics.
|8."Molecular Cytogenetics: Protocols and Applications (Methods in Molecular Biology)" by Yao-Shan Fan|
“Molecular Cytogenetics: Protocols and Applications (Methods in Molecular Biology)” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to the latest techniques and applications in molecular cytogenetics. The book is divided into four parts, covering topics such as chromosome preparation and staining, fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH), array-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH), and genome-wide association studies (GWAS). The book also includes detailed protocols for a wide range of cytogenetic techniques and is a valuable resource for researchers and students in the field of molecular biology.
2. Genetics and Cytogenetics
|1."Fundamentals of Cytogenetics and Genetics" by Mahabal Ram|
“Fundamentals of Cytogenetics and Genetics” Book Review: This book is aimed at medical students and researchers in cellular biology. The author covers various topics, including the evolution of cells, cell division, chromosome organization and heredity theory, structural and numerical chromosomal aberrations, polyploidy and its evolutionary significance, Mendelian principles of heredity, exceptions to these principles, linkage and crossing over, species evolution, blood groups and multiple alleles, sex determination and sex linkage, cytoplasmic-genetic systems, gene-environment and co-evolution, genetics of fungi, bacteria, and viruses, human genetics, mutation and mutagenesis, DNA and RNA structures and functions, DNA synthesis, genetic code discovery, gene regulation and expression, fine gene structure, gene-enzyme-protein relationships, biotechnology and transgenic plants, plant genetic engineering, gene cloning concepts, reconstruction of recombinant DNA procedures, probability, multiple factor hypothesis, polygenic inheritance, genetic components of variance, and the estimation of genotypic variability, environments, and population genetics.
|2."International Conference on Chromosome 21 and Medical Research on Down Syndrome" by M Trueta and A Seres-Santamaria|
|3."Cancer Cytogenetics: Chromosomal and Molecular Genetic Aberrations of Tumor Cells" by Sverre Heim and Felix Mitelman|
“Cancer Cytogenetics: Chromosomal and Molecular Genetic Aberrations of Tumor Cells” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for researchers investigating the field of cancer. It covers a wide range of topics, including the history of cancer cytogenetics, methods and nomenclature used in cytogenetics, and nonrandom chromosome abnormalities found in cancer. The book also delves into the search for pathogenic gene fusions in cancer and provides detailed discussions on various types of leukemia, lymphomas, and solid tumors affecting different organ systems such as the upper aerodigestive tract, lung, digestive tract, urinary tract, breast, genital organs, endocrine glands, nervous system, eye, bone, and soft tissue. It is an essential guide for researchers and scientists in the field of cancer research.
|4."Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Aspects of Myeloproliferative Disorders (Acta Haematologica)" by Barbara Jane Bain|
“Cytogenetic and Molecular Genetic Aspects of Myeloproliferative Disorders (Acta Haematologica)” Book Review: This book is aimed at professionals in the fields of hematology, molecular genetics, and cytogenetics, as well as anyone conducting research on leukemia. The book covers topics such as BCR-ABL-positive chronic myeloid leukemia, the 8p11 syndrome, and chronic myelomonocytic and other leukemias associated with t(5;12). It also delves into the role of cytogenetic and molecular genetic analysis in monitoring residual disease in chronic myeloid leukemia.
|5."Genetics And Cytogenetics (JRF, ICAR, NET And SRF Examination)" by Soumendra Chakraborty|
|6."Cancer Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols: 730 (Methods in Molecular Biology)" by Lynda J Campbell|
“Cancer Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols: 730 (Methods in Molecular Biology)” Book Review: The book provides valuable insights to researchers and scientists involved in the clinical management of cancer patients. The author covers a range of topics including various cytogenetic analysis methods in detail, as well as fluorescence in situ hybridization and array methods, which are currently used to investigate and diagnose different types of cancer. Additionally, the book offers helpful notes on the covered chapters to guide readers in their understanding of the subject matter.
|7."The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics" by Martha B Keagle and Steven Gersen|
“Cancer Cytogenetics: Methods and Protocols: 730 (Methods in Molecular Biology)” Book Review: The author of this book provides valuable insights for researchers and scientists working in the field of clinical cancer management. The book covers a range of topics, including a detailed overview of various cytogenetic analysis methods such as fluorescence in situ hybridization and array methods, which are currently used to investigate and diagnose different types of cancer. Additionally, the author offers useful notes on each chapter to provide guidance to readers.
|8."Chromosome Engineering in Plants: Genetics, Breeding, Evolution (Developments in Plant Genetics and Breeding)" by P K Gupta and T Tsuchiya|
“Chromosome Engineering in Plants: Genetics, Breeding, Evolution (Developments in Plant Genetics and Breeding)” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive understanding of the principles and applications of chromosome engineering in plants. The book is divided into four sections covering various aspects of plant chromosome engineering such as plant genome organization and evolution, breeding strategies, biotechnology applications, and gene transfer techniques. The book covers topics such as chromosome manipulation, haploid production, polyploidization, somatic hybridization, and genetic engineering. The book is an essential reference for researchers, students, and professionals in the field of plant genetics, breeding, and biotechnology. The book has 20 chapters, including “Plant genome organization,” “Chromosome manipulations in vitro,” “Somatic hybridization,” and “Chromosomal evolution and speciation.”
3. Clinical Cytogenetics
|1."Manual Of Cytogenetics In Reproductive Biology" by Talwar Pankaj|
“Manual Of Cytogenetics In Reproductive Biology” Book Review: The book is for geneticists, infertility and obstetrics specialists, and gynecologists in practice. It highlights the significance of cytogenetics in the diagnosis and enhancement of assisted reproductive technologies outcomes. It is structured into six parts that cover various subjects, such as fundamental genetics, investigative cytogenetics, applied cytogenetics, modern developments, preimplantation, and prenatal cytogenetics. Additionally, the book comprises approximately 200 clinical images, tables, and diagrams to aid readers in their understanding of the content.
|2."Cytogenetic Abnormalities: Chromosomal, FISH, and Microarray–Based Clinical Reporting and Interpretation of Result" by S Zneimer|
“Cytogenetic Abnormalities: Chromosomal, FISH, and Microarray–Based Clinical Reporting and Interpretation of Result” Book Review: This book is aimed at individuals in the field of cytogenetics, including laboratory personnel, clinicians, research scientists, and students. It provides an overview of cytogenetic abnormalities, their clinical significance, and best practices for reporting and communicating laboratory findings in both research and clinical settings. The book also explores the use of chromosomal, FISH, and microarray-based analyses in the study of constitutional disorders.
|3."Chromosome 12 Aberrations in Human Solid Tumors: Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics" by H Van den Berghe and Jörn Bullerdiek|
“Chromosome 12 Aberrations in Human Solid Tumors: Cytogenetics and Molecular Genetics” Book Review: This book focuses on cytogenetic subtyping of tumors and strategies for identifying the molecular changes underlying karyotypic alterations. It covers a range of human tumors, including infrequent benign mesenchymal tumors like uterine leiomyomas and lipomas, as well as tumors of epithelial origin such as pleomorphic adenomas of the salivary glands. The book aims to provide insight into the clinical implications of cytogenetic abnormalities and their role in tumor classification.
|4."Diagnostic Cytogenetics (Springer Lab Manuals)" by Rolf-Dieter Wegner|
“Diagnostic Cytogenetics (Springer Lab Manuals)” Book Review: This book covers topics relevant to tissue culture, chromosome staining, and fundamental knowledge about karyotyping. It includes discussions on nomenclature and quality standards, as well as protocols essential for comprehensive cytogenetic diagnostics.
|5."Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists" by Natasha Rekhtman and Justin A Bishop|
“Quick Reference Handbook for Surgical Pathologists” Book Review: This book is designed for pathology residents and practicing pathologists. It covers a range of topics including immunohistochemistry, special stains, grading systems, molecular markers, tumor syndromes, selected morphologic and clinical references. Additionally, it includes helpful tables and diagrams for easy reference.
|6."The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics" by Steven L Gersen and Martha B Keagle|
“The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics” Book Review: This book is designed for individuals interested in cytogenetics, including physicians, students in cytogenetics programs, graduate and medical students, cytogenetics technologists, and cytogeneticists. It provides a comprehensive overview of the fundamental concepts and interpretations involved in chromosome analysis. The book includes the latest advancements in chromosome microarray technology, updates on chromosome nomenclature as outlined in ISCN 2009, information on automation in cytogenetics, as well as coverage of hematopoietic neoplasms in line with the new WHO guidelines. Furthermore, it discusses all relevant regulatory changes that have been implemented.
|7."Cytogenetic Laboratory Management: Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray–Based Best Practices and Procedures" by Susan Mahler Zneimer|
“Cytogenetic Laboratory Management: Chromosomal, FISH and Microarray–Based Best Practices and Procedures” Book Review: This book is intended for professionals working in the field of laboratory and genetics testing. It outlines the process for establishing and implementing best practices in genetic laboratory settings. The book is organized into three main sections. The first section covers good laboratory practices, including quality management, test design control, FDA guidelines for laboratory-developed tests, and pre-clinical validation study designs. The second section discusses best practices for staffing and training, such as staffing requirements, process improvement using Six Sigma techniques, and complete training programs for cytogenetic and molecular genetic technologists. The third section provides step-by-step standard operating procedures for chromosomal, FISH, and microarray-based tests, categorized by specimen type and test type, including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic steps in testing. The book also includes illustrative examples, example worksheets, and procedures.
|8."Fanconi Anemia: Clinical, Cytogenetic and Experimental Aspects" by imusti|
|9."Cytogenetics of the Festuca-Lolium Complex: Relevance to Breeding (Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics)" by Prem P Jauhar|
“Cytogenetics of the Festuca-Lolium Complex: Relevance to Breeding (Monographs on Theoretical and Applied Genetics)” Book Review: This is a comprehensive monograph on cytogenetics and breeding of the Festuca-Lolium complex. The book provides detailed information on genome analysis, genetic mapping, and chromosomal engineering of the complex. It covers topics like morphology, meiosis, genetic diversity, and breeding methods. The book also highlights the use of the Festuca-Lolium complex in developing superior forage grasses. This monograph is an essential reference for researchers and students of plant breeding, cytogenetics, and genetics.