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Genetics: Principles, Concepts and Implications

By: H K Jain

438 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #108666 | ISBN: 1578080541
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The early concepts of heredity; Mendel's law of inheritance; chromosome theory of heredity; linkage and linear arrangement of genes; genetic recombination and mechanism; gene interactions; multiple alleles; genes and environment; genetic determination of quantitative traits; genetic basis of sex determination; genes in human heredity; chromosomes; genes and DNA; gene mutations; DNA content and variation; gene structure and concept; mutagenesis; gene function; general nature of the genetic code; specific nature of the genetic code; transfer and translation of genetic information; regulation of gene activity; genetic recombination in micro-organisms and molecular mechanisms; genetic determinants in cytoplasm; chromosome rearrangements; evolution of diploids and polyploids; DNA finds new ways of generating variability; genes in evolution; formation of new races and species; origin of man and DNA technology; evolution, polymorphism and DNA; emergence of genetic engineering; genes and some social issues.

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