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Genetics: From Genes to Genomesis a cutting-edge, introductory genetics text authored by an unparalleled author team, including Nobel Prize winner, Leland Hartwell. The forth edition continues to build upon the integration of mendelian and molecular principles, providing students with the links between early genetics understanding and the new molecular discoveries that have changed the way the field of genetics is viewed.
Table of Contents
1 Genetics: The Study of Biological Information
PART I Basic Principles: How Traits Are Transmitted
2 Mendel’s Breakthrough: Patterns, Particles, and Principles of Heredity
3 Extensions to Mendel: Complexities in Relating Genotype to Phenotype
4 The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
5 Linkage, Recombination, and the Mapping of Genes on Chromosomes
PART II What Genes Are and What They Do
6 DNA: Structure, Replication, and Recombination
7 Anatomy and Function of a Gene: Dissection Through Mutation
8 Gene Expression: The Flow of Information from DNA to RNA to Proteinv
PART III Analysis of Genetic Information
9 Digital Analysis of DNA
10 Genomes and Proteomes
11 Genome-Wide Variation and Trait Analysis
PART IV How Genes Travel on Chromosomes
12 The Eukaryotic Chromosome
13 Chromosomal Rearrangements and Changes in Chromosome Number Reshape Eukaryotic Genomes
14 The Prokaryotic Chromosome: Genetic Analysis in Bacteria