A Dictionary of Genetics

A Dictionary of Genetics

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The sixth edition of this classic dictionary provides students and professionals with an up-to-date reference source including new definitions and important ancillary encyclopedic information. This broad ranging work includes both definitions of genetic words along with a variety of non-genetic terms often encountered in the literature of genetics. This new edition contains approximately 70,000 definitions, tables, drawings, appendices and a listing of internet sites and databases relevant to genetics and molecular biology.
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  • Hardback | 540 pages
  • 178.6 x 256.8 x 26.9mm | 1,106.77g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 4 halftones & numerous line illustrations
  • 0195143248
  • 9780195143249

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From a review of the previous edition: A book I am very glad to have on my shelf at my elbow, and I'll recommend it to the young and highly knowledgeable as well as those who, like myself, increasingly need written aids to memory. Journal of Medical Genetics
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About Robert C. King

Robert C. King is an Emeritus Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology at Northwestern University. He has published 117 papers and review articles in the field of genetic control of insect oogenesis and has written several books.William D. Stansfield is an Emeritus Professor in the Biological Sciences Department at California Polytechnic State University. He has published numerous books including The Science of Evolution, Theory and Problems in Genetics, and Death of a Rat: Understandings and Appreciations of Science.
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