Genetics : Analysis and Principles

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  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2004-01-07
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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Genetics: Analysis and Principles is a one-semester, introductory genetics textbook that takes an experimental approach to understanding genetics. By weaving one or two experiments into the narrative of each chapter, students can simultaneously explore the scientific method and understand the genetic principles that have been learned from these experiments.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction

1 Overview of Genetics

2 Patterns of Inheritance

2 Mendelian Inheritance

3 Reproduction and Chromosome Transmission

4 Extensions of Mendelian Inheritance

5 Linkage and Genetic Mapping in Eukaryotes

6 Genetic Transfer and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages

7 Non-Mendelian Inheritance

8 Variation in Chromosome Structure and Number

3 Molecular Structure and Replication of The Genetic Material

9 Molecular Structure of DNA and RNA

10 Chromosome Organization and Molecular Structure

11 DNA Replication

4 Molecular Properties of Genes

12 Gene Transcription and RNA Modification

13 Translation of mRNA

14 Gene Regulation in Bacteria and Bacteriophages

15 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes

16 Gene Mutation and DNA Repair

17 Recombination and Transposition at the Molecular Level

5 Genetic Technologies

18 Recombinant DNA Technology

19 Biotechnology

20 Structural Genomics

21 Functional Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics

6 Genetic Analysis of Individuals and Populations

22 Medical Genetics and Cancer

23 Developmental Genetics

24 Quantitative Genetics

25 Population Genetics

26 Evolutionary Genetics

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