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Biotechnology and Genetics in Fisheries and Aquaculture

By: A Beaumont, P Boudry and K Hoare

256 pages, illus


Hardback | Apr 2010 | Edition: 2 | #182730 | ISBN-13: 9781405188579
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Following the structure of the first edition, this carefully revised and updated new edition includes much new information of vital importance to those working in the fisheries and aquaculture industries. As well as the inclusion of a new chapter covering the emerging fields of genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and metabolomics, this new edition provides much new and enhanced information on all major areas of importance in this field.


Preface.1. Introduction.2. What is Genetic Variation.3. Genomoics, Transcritptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics.4. How Can Genetic Variation be Measured.5. Genetic Structure in Natural Populations.6. Genetic Considerations in the Hatchery.7. Artificual Selection in the Hatchery.8. Triploids and Beyond: Why Manipulate Ploidy?.9. Genetic Engineering in Aquaculture.Glossary.Index

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Andy Beaumont is based at the School of Ocean Sciences, Unioversity of Bangor, Menai, Wales, UK Pierre Boudry, based at IFREMER, France Kate Hoare, based at the School of Ocean Sciences, Menai Bridge, University of Bangor, Wales, UK

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