9780073525334

Concepts of Genetics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073525334

  • ISBN10:

    0073525332

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/21/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
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Summary

Concepts of Geneticsis a one semester introductory genetics text that explains genetics concepts in a concise, engaging and up to date manner. Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this new text. He employs the use of experimentation and stresses the fundamentals of the Scientific Method in presenting genetics concepts, then further engages the reader through the use of formative assessment to assist the student in understanding the core genetic principles. The integration of the genetics text and the power of digital world are now complete with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus

Table of Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION

1 Overview of Genetics  

PART II PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE

2 Reproduction and Chromosome Transmission  

3 Mendelian Inheritance  

4 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes 

5 Extensions of Mendelian Inheritance 

6 Extranuclear Inheritance, Imprinting, and Maternal Effect

7 Genetic Linkage and Mapping in Eukaryotes

8 Variation in Chromosome Structure and Number 

9 Genetics of Bacteria 

10 Genetics of Viruses  

PART III MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND REPLICATION OF THE GENETIC MATERIAL

11 Molecular Structure of DNA and RNA  

12 Molecular Structure and Organization of Chromosomes  

13 DNA Replication and Recombination  

PART IV MOLECULAR PROPERTIES OF GENES

14 Gene Transcription and RNA Modification  

15 Translation of mRNA  

16 Gene Regulation in Bacteria  

17 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes 

18 Gene Mutation and DNA Repair 

PART V GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES

19 Recombinant DNA Technology 

20 Biotechnology 

21 Genomics I: Analysis of DNA and Transposable Elements

22 Genomics II: Functional Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics 

PART VI GENETIC ANALYSIS OF INDIVIDUALS AND POPULATIONS

23 Medical Genetics and Cancer 

24 Developmental Genetics and Immunogenetics 

25 Population Genetics 

26 Quantitative Genetics 

27 Evolutionary Genetics 

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