Cytogenetics Books

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We have compiled the list of Best Reference Books on Cytogenetics subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of best books on Cytogenetics along with reviews.

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List of Cytogenetics Books with author’s names, publishers, and an unbiased review as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books.

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1. Cytogenetics

1. “Cytogenetics,Evolution,Biostatistics and Plant Breeding” by Shukla R S and Chandel P S

“Cytogenetics,Evolution,Biostatistics and Plant Breeding” Book Review: This book provides a thorough understanding of the principles and applications of cytogenetics and genetics. The text is divided into Four parts. Part I on Principles of Cytogenetics deals with evolution and structure of cell, cell division and change, and structure of genetic material. Part II on Principles of Genetics provides detailed discussions on transmission, distribution and arrangement of genetic material. Part III which is on Molecular Genetics discusses functions of genetic material including biotechnology and genetic engineering. The book is useful 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

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“Introduction to Cytogenetics” Book Review: This book has been divided into nine parts based on the relative affinities of the various chapters within and between the parts. The first part provides a brief history of the subject of cytogenetics, second part deals with cell ultrastructure and third part describes the macromolecules participating in cytogenetic phenomena. The fourth part deals with chromosome morphology and organization, fifth part covers cell division, sixth and seventh parts are devoted to changes in chromosome structure and number. The eighth part deals with the extrachromosomal genetic material and ninth part describes some important basic experimental techniques.

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 designed for researchers in the field of human cytogenetics. It covers all fundamental aspects of human cytogenetic study. The new edition comes with a spectrum of technologies available to conventional and molecular cytogenetics, transition of fluorescence in situ hybridization to an essential tool for all cytogeneticists and consequently its use in chromosome analysis covered in detail. Computerised image analysis is also discussed by the author. There are also chapters on chromosome staining and banding techniques and meiotic studies, lymphocyte culture and prenatal diagnosis, introduction to human chromosomes, their analyses, and the application of cytogenetic investigations to clinical practice. An appendix on health and safety concerns in the cytogenetics laboratory is also provided. It is useful for scientists using basic cytogenetics and is essential for a cytogenetics laboratory.

5. “Cytogenetics” by Darbeshwar Roy

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“Cytogenetics” Book Review: This book starts with description of structure and function of eukaryotic and prokaryotic cells and discusses mitosis, meiosis, cell cycle and chromosome behavior during cell division. Chromosome morphology, its organization and chromosome banding techniques are discussed in detail. Mendel’s laws of heredity and the phenomena leading to deviation from Mendelian segregation, genetic recombination, its mechanisms and construction of genetic map are also described. The book is useful for the students of cytogenetics and will help in conducting practical classes in cytogenetics.

6. “The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual” by Helen J Lawce and Margaret J Barch

“The AGT Cytogenetics Laboratory Manual” Book Review: This book is designed for researchers, clinicians, and lab professionals, as well as students in a university or medical school setting. This book offers a comprehensive description of the diagnostic tests offered by the clinical laboratory and explains the science behind them. It includes a compilation of laboratory-tested protocols currently being used in leading laboratories, along with practical advice for nearly every area of interest to cytogeneticists. It covers the basic components of a cell, use of a microscope, human tissue processing for cytogenetic analysis, laboratory safety and the mechanisms behind chromosome rearrangement. Some new topics are also included such as a unique collection of chromosome heteromorphisms, clinical examples of genomic imprinting and an example-driven overview of chromosomal microarray. The book is useful for researchers, clinicians, lab professionals and students.

7. “Cytogenetics: Plants, Animals, Humans” by J Schulz-Schaeffer

“Cytogenetics: Plants, Animals, Humans” Book Review: This book includes many aspects of Cytogenetics and related fields. The subject matter has been presented in an integrated way to correlate it with diverse disciplines. It contains the latest developments and concepts in the field. References are generously supplied to stimulate original reading on the subject and to give access to valuable sources. The book is useful for undergraduate and graduate students of Biology, Chemistry and Microbiology. It will also benefit researchers in the field of cytogenetics.

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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 describes the new techniques of molecular cytogenetics. It mainly focuses on fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH) of DNA probes to metaphase chromosomes or interphase nuclei. The use of FISH has been described as a powerful diagnostic tool in many areas of medicine including pediatrics, medical genetics, maternal–fetal medicine. The book also discusses the use of these techniques by physicians, cytogeneticists and technologists. The readers get to know how a knowledge in both traditional and molecular cytogenetics is necessary to properly interpret FISH results. The book is useful for students, lab technicians, physicians and cytogeneticists.


2. Genetics and Cytogenetics

1. “Fundamentals of Cytogenetics and Genetics” by Mahabal Ram

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“Fundamentals of Cytogenetics and Genetics” Book Review: This book has been designed for medical students and also researchers in the field of cellular biology. The chapters covered by the author include: Evolution of a cell, cell division, organisation of chromosome and theory of heredity, chromosomal aberrations (structural), chromosomal variation(numerical): polyploidy and its evolutionary significance, mendel and principles of heredity, exceptions to mendelian principles of inheritance, linkage and crossing over, evolution of species, multiple alleles and blood groups, sex determination and sex linkage, refernce of cytoplasmic-genetic system, gene- environment and co-evolution, genetics of fungi, bacteria and viruses, human(homo sapiens) genetics, mutation and mtagenesis, nucleic acids (DNA and RNA): their structures and functions, DNA synthesis, Discovery of genetic code, gene regulation and gene expression, fine structure of gene, gene- enzyme-protein relationship, biotechnology and transgenic plants, plant genetic engineering, concept of gene cloning and procedure for reconstruction of recombinant DNA, concept of probability, multiple factor hypothesis and polygenic inheritance, genetic components of variances, 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 helpful for researchers exploring the cancer field. Topics covered by the book include: How it all began: cancer cytogenetics before sequencing, Cytogenetic methods,Cytogenetic nomenclature, Nonrandom chromosome abnormalities in cancer: an overview, From chromosomes to genes: searching for pathogenetic fusions in cancer, Acute myeloid leukemia, Myelodysplastic syndromes, Chronic myeloid leukemia, Chronic myeloproliferative neoplasms, Acute lymphoblastic leukemia, Mature B‐ and T‐cell neoplasms and Hodgkin lymphoma, Tumors of the upper aerodigestive tract, Tumors of the lung, Tumors of the digestive tract, Tumors of the urinary tract, Tumors of the breast, Tumors of the female genital organs, Tumors of the male genital organs, Tumors of endocrine glands, Tumors of the nervous system, Tumors of the eye, Tumors of the skin, Tumors of bone and Soft tissue tumors.

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 designed for haematologists, molecular geneticists and cytogeneticists, also for anyone involved in leukaemia research. Chapters enclosed in the book are: BCR-ABL-positive chronic myeloid leukaemia, the 8p11 syndrome, chronic myelomonocytic and other leukaemias associated with t(5;12). The role of cytogenetic and molecular genetic analysis in monitoring residual disease in chronic myeloid leukaemia has also been discussed.

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: This book is helpful for researchers and scientists exploring the clinical management of cancer patients. Topics covered by the author includes: detailed different cytogenetic analysis methods, fluorescence in situ hybridization and array methods currently being applied to investigate and diagnose different varieties of cancer. Notes on the concerned chapters are also provided as guidance to the readers.

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: This book is helpful for researchers and scientists exploring the clinical management of cancer patients. Topics covered by the author includes: detailed different cytogenetic analysis methods, fluorescence in situ hybridization and array methods currently being applied to investigate and diagnose different varieties of cancer. Notes on the concerned chapters are also provided as guidance to the 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 is helpful for researchers working in the domain of chromosome research on plants. The contents enclosed in this book include: SECTION A – GENERAL FEATURES. :Chromosome Manipulations in Higher Plants – An Overview, Terminology of Chromosome Numbers, Genetic Engineering in Crop Improvement, Variation in Nuclear and Individual Chromosomal DNA Content and its Role in Evolution of Plants, Cytogenetics of Chromosome Interchanges in Plants, Karyotype Reconstruction in Plants with Special Emphasis on Vicia faba L, Cytogenetics of B-Chromosomes in Crops, Cytogenetics of Polyploids and Their Diploid Progenitors, Monosomic Analysis in Maize and Other Diploid Crop Plants, Cytogenetic Changes During Seed Storage, Apomixis in Crop Plants – Cytogenetic Basis and Role in Plant Breeding, SECTION B – CEREALS (AND MILLETS), Cytogenetics of Wheat and its Close Wild Relatives – Triticum and Aegilops, Molecular Genetics of Wheat, Alien Genetic Variation in Wheat Improvement, Chromosome Manipulation in Secale, Cytogenetics of Triticale – A Man-Made Cereal, Chromosome Mapping by Means of Aneuploid Analysis in Barley, Chromosome Manipulations in Barley Breeding, Production and Analysis of Chromosome Duplications in Barley, Interspecific Hybrids within the Genus Hordeum, Intergenetic Hybrids involving the Genus Hordeum.


3. Clinical Cytogenetics

1. “Manual Of Cytogenetics In Reproductive Biology” by Talwar Pankaj

“Manual Of Cytogenetics In Reproductive Biology” Book Review: This book is for practicing specialists in genetics, infertility and obstetrics, and gynecology. It talks about the diagnostic role of cytogenetics in improving the outcome of assisted reproductive technologies. It is divided into six sections. It contains topics like basics of genetics, investigative cytogenetics, applied cytogenetics, recent advances, preimplantation and prenatal cytogenetics. It includes nearly 200 clinical images, diagrams, and tables.

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 for cytogeneticists, laboratory personnel, clinicians, research scientists, and students in the field. It describes cytogenetic abnormalities, their clinical implications, and how to report and communicate laboratory findings in research and clinical settings. It examines chromosomal, FISH, and microarray-based analyses in 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 discusses the implications for cytogenetic subtyping of the tumors involved and strategies for identifying the molecular changes which underlie the karyotypic alterations. It talks about human tumors occurring in infrequent benign mesenchymal tumors, such as uterine leiomyomas and lipomas, and in tumors of epithelial origin, such as pleomorphic adenomas of the salivary glands.

4. “Diagnostic Cytogenetics (Springer Lab Manuals)” by Rolf-Dieter Wegner

“Diagnostic Cytogenetics (Springer Lab Manuals)” Book Review: This book has topics such as tissue culture, chromosome staining, and basic information about karyotyping. It talks about nomenclature and quality standards, as well as protocols of relevance to 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 for pathology residents and practicing pathologists. It talks about topics like immunohistochemistry, special stains, grading systems, molecular markers, tumor syndromes, selected morphologic and clinical references. It contains tables and diagrams.

6. “The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics” by Steven L Gersen and Martha B Keagle

“The Principles of Clinical Cytogenetics” Book Review: This book is for physicians, students in cytogenetics programs, graduate and medical students, cytogenetics technologists, and cytogeneticists. It describes the basic concepts and interpretations involved in chromosome analysis. It highlights advances in chromosome microarray, updates on chromosome nomenclature as reflected in ISCN 2009, automation, hematopoietic neoplasms to reflect the new WHO guidelines, and updates on all 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 for laboratorians in the field of laboratory testing and genetics testing. It describes how to develop and implement best practice processes and procedures in the genetic laboratory setting. It is divided into three sections. The first describes good laboratory practices, including quality management, design control of tests and FDA guidelines for laboratory-developed tests, and pre-clinical validation study designs. The second describes best practices for staffing and training, including the cost of testing, staffing requirements, process improvement using Six Sigma techniques, training and competency guidelines, and complete training programs for cytogenetic and molecular genetic technologists. The third provides step-wise standard operating procedures for chromosomal, FISH, and microarray-based tests, including pre-analytic, analytic, and post-analytic steps in testing, and divided into categories by specimen type, and test-type. It contains example worksheets, procedures, and other illustrative examples.

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 book contains concepts that are related to taxonomy and systematics. It also talks about species evolution and how genetic control is done for chromosomes. It discusses B chromosomes, wide hybridization, biotechnology and its applications. Learn about modern and classical aspects of cytogenetics. This book is useful for taxonomists, evolutionists and biotechnologists.

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