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    Introduction to Genetic Analysis (W. H. Freeman) (Hardback) By (author) Anthony J.F. Griffiths, By (author) Susan R. Wessler, By (author) Sean B. Carroll, By (author) John Doebley

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    DescriptionThis best-selling textbook, known for its prominent authorship, exposes students to the landmark experiments in genetics, teaching them how to analyze experimental data and draw their own conclusions based on scientific thinking. The 10th edition has been updated with key advances in genetics and cutting-edge experiments and techniques. New co-author John Doebley, a highly respected population geneticist, brings a fresh, student-driven perspective to completely new chapters on Population and Quantitative Genetics. The key chapters on Evolutionary Genetics and The Evolution of Genes and Traits have been heavily revised to reflect recent discoveries in these areas. The end-of-chapter problems have also been revised and updated, giving students great new exercises to test their understanding. The book is supported by a companion website (www.whfreeman.com/iga10e), which provides online quizzing with feedback and 45 FLASH Animations on core concepts or processes in Genetics.


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    Title
    Introduction to Genetic Analysis
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Anthony J.F. Griffiths, By (author) Susan R. Wessler, By (author) Sean B. Carroll, By (author) John Doebley
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 802
    Width: 216 mm
    Height: 280 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,760 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781429276344
    ISBN 10: 1429276347
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: SCI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S7.9T
    BIC subject category V2: PSAK
    DC22: 576.5
    BISAC V2.8: SCI029000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16780
    Thema V1.0: PSAK
    Edition
    10, Revised
    Edition statement
    10th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    ill
    Publisher
    W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
    Imprint name
    W.H.Freeman & Co Ltd
    Publication date
    18 April 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Anthony Griffiths is Professor of Botany, Emeritus, at the University of British Columbia, Canada. His research focuses on the developmental genetics of fungi, using the model fungus Neurospora crassa. He has served as President of the Genetics Society of Canada and Secretary-General of the International Genetics Federation. Susan R. Wessler is Distinguished Professor of Genetics in the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences at the University of California, USA. Her research focuses on plant transposable elements and their contribution to gene and genome evolution. Wessler was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 1998. As a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor, she developed and teaches a series of Dynamic Genome Courses where undergraduates can experience the excitement of scientific discovery. Sean B. Caroll is Investigator at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Professor of Molecular Biology and Genetics at the University of Wisconsin, USA. Carroll is a leader in the field of evolutionary developmental biology and was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2007. He is also the author of Endless Forms Most Beautiful, The Making of the Fittest, and Remarkable Creatures (a finalist for the National Book Award, non-fiction, 2009). John Doebley is Professor of Genetics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA. He studies the genetics of crop domestication, using the methods of population and quantitative genetics. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2003 and served as the President of the American Genetic Association in 2005.
    Review quote
    "The author does an excellent job of showing how genetics is used today (one of the major strengths of the text)." - Kurt Dubear Kroening, University of Wisconsin, USA "Its major strength is reflected in its title: that it introduces students to genetics as a mode of analysis. Not all students will become practicing geneticists, but what they can take away from learning through this text is how to construct knowledge by analyzing data and solving problems." - Lynn A. Petrullo, College of New Rochelle, USA
    Table of contents
    1. The Genetic Approach to Biology PART 1: TRANSMISSION GENETICS 2. Single-Gene Inheritance 3. Independent Assortment of Genes 4. Mapping Eukaryote Chromosomes by Recombination 5. The Genetics of Bacteria and Their Viruses 6. Gene Interaction PART 11: FROM DNA TO PHENOTYPE 7. DNA: Structure and Replication 8. RNA: Transcription and Processing 9. Proteins and Their Synthesis 10. Gene Isolation and Manipulation 11. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria and Their Viruses 12. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes 13. The Genetic Control of Development 14. Genomics and Genomics PART III: MUTATION, VARIATION, AND EVOLUTION 15. The Dynamic Genomic 16. Mutation and Repair 17. Large-Scale Chromosomal Changes 18. Population Genetics 19. The Inheritance of Complex Traits 20. Evolution of Genes and Traits