Introduction to Genetic Analysis

Introduction to Genetic Analysis

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By (author) Anthony J.F. Griffiths, By (author) Susan R. Wessler, By (author) Richard C. Lewontin, By (author) Sean B. Carroll

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  • Publisher: W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
  • Format: Hardback | 800 pages
  • Dimensions: 222mm x 276mm x 32mm | 1,901g
  • Publication date: 1 July 2007
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 0716799022
  • ISBN 13: 9780716799023
  • Edition: 9, Revised
  • Edition statement: 9th Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: 800 illustrations
  • Sales rank: 200,142

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First published in 1976, "Introduction to Genetic Analysis" set the standard for introducing students to genetic analysis and quickly established itself as the premier book in the market. The authors span the breadth of contemporary genetics, bringing a wealth of experience from the world's leading research laboratories. To help students understand the essentials of genetics, the authors vividly recreate the landmark experiments, teach them how to analyze data, and how to draw their own conclusions.

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ANTHONY J.F. GRIFFITHS is a Professor of Botany, Emeritus, at the University of British Columbia. Griffiths' research focuses on the developmental genetics of fungi, using the model fugus Neurospora crassa. He was President of the Genetics Society of Canada from 1987-1989. SUSAN R. WESSLER is Distinguished Research Professor of Plant Biology and Genetics at the University of Georgia. Wessler was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1998. Her research focuses on plant transposable elements and the structure and evolution of plant genomes; she has published over 100 rese

Table of contents

The Genetic Approach to Biology - Single-Gene Inheritance - Independent Assortment of Genes - Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination - The Genetics of Bacteria and their Viruses - Gene Interaction - DNA: Structure and Replication - RNA: Transcription and Processing - Proteins and their Synthesis - Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes - Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes - The Genetic Control of Development - Genomes and Genomics - The Dynamic Genome: Transposable Elements - Mutation, Repair, and Recombination - Large-Scale Chromosomal Changes - Population Genetics - Quantitative Genetics - Evolutionary Genetics - Gene Isolation and Manipulation - A Brief Guide to Model Organisms