9780073525303

Human Genetics

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073525303

  • ISBN10:

    0073525308

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/7/2011
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science Engineering
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Summary

Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications, ninth edition, is a non-science major's human genetics text that clearly explains what genes are, how they function, how they interact with the environment, and how our understanding of genetics has changed since completion of the human genome project. Meticulously updated, focused on concepts, and rich with personal stories from people whose lives are dramatically affected by the principles being discussed, Human Geneticsis a textbook that will prepare the next generation of citizens for the decisions that lie ahead.

Table of Contents

Human Genetics, 9e

Part 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Overview of Genetics

Chapter 2 Cells

Chapter 3 Meiosis and Development

Part 2 Transmission Genetics

Chapter 4 Single-Gene Inheritance

Chapter 5 Beyond Mendel’s Laws

Chapter 6 Matters of Sex

Chapter 7 Multifactorial Traits

Chapter 8 Genetics of Behavior

Part 3 DNA and Chromosomes

Chapter 9 DNA Structure and Replication

Chapter 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein

Chapter 11 Gene Expression and Epigenetics

Chapter 12 Gene Mutation

Chapter 13 Chromosomes

Part 4 Population Genetics

Chapter 14 Constant Allele Frequencies

Chapter 15 Changing Allele Frequencies

Chapter 16 Human Ancestry

Part 5 Immunity and Cancer

Chapter 17 Genetics of Immunity

Chapter 18 Genetics of Cancer

Part 6 Genetic Technology

Chapter 19 Genetic Technologies: Amplifying, Modifying, and Monitoring DNA

Chapter 20 Genetic Testing and Treatment

Chapter 21 Reproductive Technologies

Chapter 22 Genomics

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