9780130816269

Concepts of Genetics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130816269

  • ISBN10:

    0130816264

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 1/1/1999
  • Publisher: PRENTICE HALL
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Summary

For one- or two-term courses in Genetics in the departments of Biology, Zoology, Agriculture or Health Science. This text is known for its clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics. The authors capture students' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting edge topics and research. This text will help students connect the science of genetics to the issues of today through interesting and thought-provoking applications. The sixth edition boasts the next generation of media integration including Gen CD-X (student CD-ROM and Companion Website).

Table of Contents

PART ONE Heredity and the Phenotype 1(283)
An Introduction to Genetics
1(16)
Mitosis and Meiosis
17(28)
Mendelian Genetics
45(32)
Extensions of Mendelian Genetics
77(38)
Quantitative Genetics
115(22)
Linkage, Crossing Over, and Mapping in Eukaryotes
137(40)
Genetic Recombination and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages
177(32)
Extrachromosomal Inheritance
209(18)
Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
227(24)
Chromosome Mutations: Variations in Chromosome Number and Arrangement
251(32)
PART TWO The Molecular Basis of Heredity 283(216)
DNA Structure and Analysis
283(38)
DNA Replication and Recombination
321(28)
The Genetic Code and Transcription
349(32)
Translation and Proteins
381(32)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
413(20)
Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
433(22)
Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposable Elements
455(44)
PART THREE Genomics 499(108)
Construction and Analysis of DNA Clones
499(32)
Chromosome Structure and DNA Sequence Organization
531(22)
Organization of Genes in Chromosomes
553(24)
Applications and Ethics of Genetic Technology
577(30)
PART FOUR Genetics of Organisms and Populations 607(106)
Developmental Genetics
607(28)
Genetics and Cancer
635(24)
Genetics and Behavior
659(24)
Population Genetics
683(30)
Genetics and Evolution
713

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