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With Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Ben Pierce brings a master teacher’s experiences to the introductory genetics textbook, clarifying this complex subject by focusing on the big picture of genetics concepts and how those concepts connect to one another.
The new edition features Pierce’s signature writing style, relevant applications, student-friendly art, and emphasis on problem-solving, while incorporating the latest trends in genetics research. The new edition text and LaunchPad media work closely together for a seamless experience for both instructors and students.
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Table of Contents
1. Introduction to Genetics 2. Chromosomes and Cellular Reproduction 3. Basic Principles of Heredity 4. Sex Determination and Sex-Linked Characteristics 5. Extensions and Modifications of Basic Principles 6. Pedigree Analysis, Applications, and Genetic Testing 7. Linkage, Recombination, and Eukaryotic Gene Mapping 8. Chromosome Variation 9. Bacterial and Viral Genetic Systems 10. DNA: The Chemical Nature of the Gene 11. Chromosome Structure and Organelle DNA 12. DNA Replication and Recombination 13. Transcription 14. RNA Molecules and RNA Processing 15. The Genetic Code and Translation 16. Control of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes 17. Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes 18. Gene Mutations and DNA Repair 19. Molecular Genetic Analysis and Biotechnology 20. Genomics and Proteomics 21. Epigenetics 22. Developmental Genetics and Immunogenetics 23. Cancer Genetics 24. Quantitative Genetics 25. Population Genetics 26. Evolutionary Genetics