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Concepts of Genetics (Pearson New International Edition)

Textbook

By: William S Klug (Author), Michael R Cummings (Author), Charlotte A Spencer (Author), Michael A Palladino (Author)

882 pages, colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations, colour tables

Pearson Education

Paperback | Jul 2013 | Edition: 10 | #211656 | ISBN-13: 9781292026343
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Paperback | Oct 2011 | Edition: 10 | #195162 | ISBN-13: 9780321795779
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About this book

Known for its focus on teaching core concepts and problem-solving, this best-selling text has been extensively revised with up-to-date topic coverage on genetics as well as enhanced problem solving guidance.


Contents

1. Introduction to Genetics
2. Mitosis and Meiosis
3. Mendelian Genetics
4. Extensions of Mendelian Ratios
5. Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes
6. Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages
7. Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
8. Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement
9. Extranuclear Inheritance
10. DNA Structure and Analysis
11. DNA Replication and Recombination
12. DNA Organization in Chromosomes
13. The Genetic Code and Transcription
14. Translation and Proteins
15. Gene Mutation and DNA Repair, and Transposition
16. Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
17. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
18. Developmental Genetics
19. Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle
Special Topics in Modern Genetics, DNA Forensics
Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Genomics and Personalized Medicine
Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Epigenetics
Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Stem Cells

20. Recombinant DNA Technology and Gene Cloning
21. Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics
22. Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
23. Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits
24. Genetics and Behavior
25. Population and Evolutionary Genetics
26. Conservation Genetics

Appendix A Glossary
Appendix B Answers to Selected Problems
Appendix C Selected Readings

Credits
Index


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