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Concepts of Genetics (International Edition)

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Concepts of Genetics

Concepts of Genetics is a one semester introductory genetics text that...

NHBS Price: £133.99 $169/€159 approx

By: Robert J Brooker (Author)

736 pages, colour illustrations

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Feb 2013 | #203980 | ISBN-13: 9780071315258
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Concepts of Genetics is a one semester introductory genetics text that explains genetics concepts in a concise, engaging and up to date manner. Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this new text. He employs the use of experimentation and stresses the fundamentals of the Scientific Method in presenting genetics concepts, then further engages the reader through the use of formative assessment to assist the student in understanding the core genetic principles.

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Contents

PART I INTRODUCTION
1 Overview of Genetics

PART II PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE
2 Reproduction and Chromosome Transmission
3 Mendelian Inheritance
4 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
5 Extensions of Mendelian Inheritance
6 Extranuclear Inheritance, Imprinting, and Maternal Effect
7 Genetic Linkage and Mapping in Eukaryotes
8 Variation in Chromosome Structure and Number
9 Genetics of Bacteria
10 Genetics of Viruses

PART III MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND REPLICATION OF THE GENETIC MATERIAL
11 Molecular Structure of DNA and RNA
12 Molecular Structure and Organization of Chromosomes
13 DNA Replication and Recombination

PART IV MOLECULAR PROPERTIES OF GENES
14 Gene Transcription and RNA Modification
15 Translation of mRNA
16 Gene Regulation in Bacteria
17 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes
18 Gene Mutation and DNA Repair

PART V GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES
19 Recombinant DNA Technology
20 Biotechnology
21 Genomics I: Analysis of DNA and Transposable Elements
22 Genomics II: Functional Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics

PART VI GENETIC ANALYSIS OF INDIVIDUALS AND POPULATIONS
23 Medical Genetics and Cancer
24 Developmental Genetics and Immunogenetics
25 Population Genetics
26 Quantitative Genetics
27 Evolutionary Genetics


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