Essentials of Genetics

Essentials of Genetics

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Essentials of Genetics derived from Klug and Cummings' highly acclaimed Concepts of Genetics, 6/e (2000), the authors capture students' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting-edge topics and research. Essentials 3/E will help students connect the science of genetics to the issues of today through interesting and thought provoking applications. Essentials 3/E presents a balanced coverage of both classical and modern genetics. Courses can be found in biology, zoology, agriculture, and health science.
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  • Paperback | 567 pages
  • 215.9 x 274.32 x 25.4mm | 1,179.33g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0130800171
  • 9780130800176

Table of contents

1. An Introduction to Genetics. 2. Cell Division and Chromosomes. 3. Mendelian Genetics. 4. Modification of Mendelian Ratios. 5. Quantitative Genetics. 6. Linkage and Chromosome Mapping. 7. Extranuclear Inheritance. 8. Chromosome Variation and Sex Determination. 9. DNA-The Physical Basis of Life. 10. DNA-Replication and Synthesis. 11. Organization of DNA in Chromosomes and Genes. 12. Storage and Expression of Genetic Information. 13. Regulation of Gene Expression. 14. Proteins: The End Products of Genes. 15. DNA-Mutation, Repair, and Transposable Elements. 16. Genetics of Bacteria and Bacteriophages. 17. DNA Biotechnology: Techniques and Analysis. 18. DNA Biotechnology: Applications and Ethics. 19. Genetics of Cancer and Immunology. 20. Genetics of Development and Behavior. 21. Population Genetics. 22. Genetics and Evolution.
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