9780073525273

Human Genetics : Concepts and Applications

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  • ISBN13:

    9780073525273

  • ISBN10:

    0073525278

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/5/2009
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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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

Introduction
Overview of Genetics
Cells
Meiosis and Development
Transmission Genetics
Single-Gene Inheritance
Beyond Mendel’s Laws
Matters of Sex
Multifactorial Traits
Genetics of Behavior
DNA and Chromosomes
DNA Structure and Replication
Gene Action: From DNA to Protein
Gene Expression and Epigenetics
Gene Mutation
Chromosomes
Population Genetics
Constant Allele Frequencies
Changing Allele Frequencies
Human Ancestry and Eugenics
Immunity and Cancer
Genetics of Immunity
Genetics of Cancer
Genetic Technology
Genetic Technologies: Amplifying, Modifying, and Monitoring DNA
Genetic Testing and Treatment
Reproductive Technologies
Genomics
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