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Concepts of Genetics (Global Edition)


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

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

Pearson Education

Paperback | Oct 2015 | Edition: 11 | #240673 | ISBN-13: 9781292077260
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Concepts of Genetics, Eleventh Edition emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. The best-selling text has a strong problem-solving approach, and this edition has been extensively updated with relevant, cutting-edge coverage of emerging topics in genetics.


Part One. Genes, Chromosomes, and Heredity
1 Introduction to Genetics
2 Mitosis and Meiosis
3 Mendelian Genetics
4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics
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

Part Two. DNA: Structure, Replication, and Variation
10 DNA Structure and Analysis
11 DNA Replication and Recombination
12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes

Part Three. Gene Expression, Regulation, and Development
13 The Genetic Code and Transcription
14 Translation and Proteins
15 Gene Mutation, 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

Part Four. Genomics
20 Recombinant DNA Technology
21 Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics
22 Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Part Five. Genetics of Organisms and Populations
23 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits
24 Neurogenetics
25 Population and Evolutionary Genetics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics
1 Epigenetics
2 Emerging Roles of RNA
3 DNA Forensics
4 Genomics and Personalized Medicine
5 Genetically Modified Foods
6 Gene Therapy

Appendix A Selected Readings
Appendix B Answers

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