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  • Edition: 4th
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  • Copyright: 2010-11-04
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math
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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

PART V How Genes Are Regulated

15 Gene Regulation in Prokaryotes

16 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes

17 Somatic Mutation and the Genetics of Cancer

18 Using Genetics to Study Development

PART VI Genetics Beyond the Individual

19 Variation and Selection in Populations

20 Evolution at the Molecular Level

PART VIII Systems Biology

21 Systems Biology and the Future of Medicine

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