V. I. Glazko and G. V. Glazko, Russian–English–Ukrainian Explanatory Dictionary of Applied Genetics, DNA Technology, and Bioinformatics, Kiev: KVShch, 2001, 588 pp.: A Students' Reference Book

V. I. Glazko and G. V. Glazko, Russian–English–Ukrainian Explanatory Dictionary of Applied... Russian Journal of Genetics, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2004, p. 462. Translated from Genetika, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2004, p. 573. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Shumny. BOOK REVIEWS V. I. Glazko and G. V. Glazko, Russian–English–Ukrainian Explanatory Dictionary of Applied Genetics, DNA Technology, and Bioinformatics, Kiev: KVShch, 2001, 588 pp.: A Students’ Reference Book An increasingly large amount of special terms is a The dictionary comprises about 15 000 terms used serious problem of rapidly developing sciences, such as in general biology, zoology, botany, cytology, genetics, biochemistry, systematics, evolution, molecular biol- molecular genetics and molecular biology. This often ogy, biotechnology, and ecology. The new terminology hinders obtaining useful information from current pub- of two rapidly developing branches of science, DNA lications. Moreover, as the wide use of genetically technology and bioinformatics, is also included and altered organisms is socially important, even some explained. reports in mass media are difficult to understand. The Many terms coined by foreign authors are used now situation is aggravated by the fact that the information without translating them into Russian, and this further explosion accompanying the rapid development of complicates scientific language, which is rather com- molecular genetics has led to a wide use of its methods plicated as it is. What is unique and especially valuable and concepts in various branches of biology. This about this dictionary is that both English and Ukrainian entirely new stage of the development of life sciences equivalents are indicated for each Russian term. In has been determined by the possibility of creating new addition, if a term has several meanings or different forms (transgenic animals and plants) and direct inter- terms have close meanings, necessary explanations and vention into the biosphere. Obviously, both ecologists comments are given, which makes the dictionary easier and molecular geneticists need to be mutually to use. acquainted with the basic concepts of their fields and The Russian–Ukrainian explanatory dictionary is a terminology that has been built up independently. All reference book and practical aid for biologists, researchers in various related branches of science, this have made it urgently necessary to compile a sum- translators, students, and all those who are interested in mary explanatory dictionary helping researchers to ori- the biological basis of our existence. ent themselves in a wide range of life sciences on an entirely new basis determined by new research tools: DNA technologies and bioinformatics. V. K. Shumny 1022-7954/04/4004-0462 © 2004 MAIK ÒNauka / Interperiodica” http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Russian Journal of Genetics Springer Journals

V. I. Glazko and G. V. Glazko, Russian–English–Ukrainian Explanatory Dictionary of Applied Genetics, DNA Technology, and Bioinformatics, Kiev: KVShch, 2001, 588 pp.: A Students' Reference Book

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Biomedicine; Human Genetics
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Russian Journal of Genetics, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2004, p. 462. Translated from Genetika, Vol. 40, No. 4, 2004, p. 573. Original Russian Text Copyright © 2004 by Shumny. BOOK REVIEWS V. I. Glazko and G. V. Glazko, Russian–English–Ukrainian Explanatory Dictionary of Applied Genetics, DNA Technology, and Bioinformatics, Kiev: KVShch, 2001, 588 pp.: A Students’ Reference Book An increasingly large amount of special terms is a The dictionary comprises about 15 000 terms used serious problem of rapidly developing sciences, such as in general biology, zoology, botany, cytology, genetics, biochemistry, systematics, evolution, molecular biol- molecular genetics and molecular biology. This often ogy, biotechnology, and ecology. The new terminology hinders obtaining useful information from current pub- of two rapidly developing branches of science, DNA lications. Moreover, as the wide use of genetically technology and bioinformatics, is also included and altered organisms is socially important, even some explained. reports in mass media are difficult to understand. The Many terms coined by foreign authors are used now situation is aggravated by the fact that the information without translating them into Russian, and this further explosion accompanying the rapid development of complicates scientific language, which is rather com- molecular genetics has led to a wide use of its methods plicated as it is. What is unique and especially valuable and concepts in various branches of biology. This about this dictionary is that both English and Ukrainian entirely new stage of the development of life sciences equivalents are indicated for each Russian term. In has been determined by the possibility of creating new addition, if a term has several meanings or different forms (transgenic animals and plants) and direct inter- terms have close meanings, necessary explanations and vention into the biosphere. Obviously, both ecologists comments are given, which makes the dictionary easier and molecular geneticists need to be mutually to use. acquainted with the basic concepts of their fields and The Russian–Ukrainian explanatory dictionary is a terminology that has been built up independently. All reference book and practical aid for biologists, researchers in various related branches of science, this have made it urgently necessary to compile a sum- translators, students, and all those who are interested in mary explanatory dictionary helping researchers to ori- the biological basis of our existence. ent themselves in a wide range of life sciences on an entirely new basis determined by new research tools: DNA technologies and bioinformatics. V. K. Shumny 1022-7954/04/4004-0462 © 2004 MAIK ÒNauka / Interperiodica”

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