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Introduction to Animal Cytogenetics

By: H Macgregor

256 pages, B/w photos, line illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1993 | #27045 | ISBN: 0412546000
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About this book

Presents animal cytology as a science of seeing and interpreting chromosome form and behaviour, and of appreciating its evolutionary significance.

An excellent textbook. - Bioogist


Chromosomes in mitosis; karyology and evolution; meiosis; sex chromosomes and sex determination; polypody in animals; inactivation and elimination of chromosomes; DNA replication, endomitosis and trophic polyploidy; the nucleolus organizer and gene amplification; lampbrush chromosomes; DNA sequences and genome evolution; human clinical cytogenetics; outlook for "2100". Appendices: some notes on light microscopy; laboratory practicals.

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