Essentials of Genetics

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  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-12-08
  • Publisher: Benjamin Cummings
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Balancing classical and modern genetics, Essentials of Genetics helps readers understand basic genetics concepts, apply those concepts to genetics problems, and recognize the logic behind them. This succinct treatment features coverage of new research that will capture readersrs" interests. Mendelian (transmission) genetics, and modern molecular genetics with analytical reasoning woven into discussions, plus references to classical experiments and recent applications. Helps readers connect the science of genetics to the issues of today. Modernizes treatment of timely topics, including genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics (chapter 18), applications and ethics of genetic engineering (chapter 19); updated and extended coverage of gene regulation (chapter 15), cancer genetics (chapter 16). Features beautifully redesigned illustrations throughout, helping readers understand concepts more clearly. A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about genetics.

Table of Contents

Essentials of Genetics 6e Jan 2006
Introduction to Genetics
Mitosis and Meiosis
Mendelian Genetics
NeoMendelian Genetics
Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement
Linkage and Mapping in Eukaryotes
Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Phage
DNA Structure and Analysis
DNA Replication and Recombination
DNA Organization in Chromosomes
Genetic Code and Transcription
Translation and Proteins
Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposable Elements
Regulation of Genetic Expression
Regulation of the Cell Cycle and Cancer
Recombinant DNA Technology
Genomics and Proteomics
Applications and Ethics of Biotechnology
Genes and Development
Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Inheritance
Population Genetics
Evolutionary Genetics
Conservation Genetics Glossary / Selected Readings /Answers to Sel Problems Assignments/Responsibilities WSK Ch 2-13, 21, 24, Essays (with CS) MRC Ch 1, 17-18, 20, ,22-23, Glossary CS Ch 14-16, 19, Essays (with WSK)
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