Essentials of Genetics / Edition 5

Essentials of Genetics / Edition 5

by William S. Klug, Michael Cummings, Michael R. Cummings
     
 

ISBN-10: 0131435108

ISBN-13: 9780131435100

Pub. Date: 02/09/2004

Publisher: Benjamin Cummings

Balancing coverage of both classical and modern genetics, this book presents a succinct overview of genetics. Known for a clear writing style, an emphasis on concepts, and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics, the authors capture readers' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting-edge topics and research. The new edition features "How Do We Know What We…  See more details below

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Balancing coverage of both classical and modern genetics, this book presents a succinct overview of genetics. Known for a clear writing style, an emphasis on concepts, and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics, the authors capture readers' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting-edge topics and research. The new edition features "How Do We Know What We Know?" boxes to focus readers on the experimental aspects of genetics. This book covers the latest information on genetics, such as genomics, conservation genetics, sex determination and sex chromosomes, genomics and proteomics,molecular genetics, and population genetics. It will appeal to evolutionarily-oriented professionals in the biological sciences, zoology, agriculture, and health science fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131435100
Publisher:
Benjamin Cummings
Publication date:
02/09/2004
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
568
Product dimensions:
8.26(w) x 10.78(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

1An Introduction to Genetics1
2Mitosis and Meiosis15
3Mendelian Genetics36
4Modification of Mendelian Ratios58
5Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes83
6Quantitative Genetics102
7Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement120
8Linkage and Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes141
9Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages166
10DNA Structure and Analysis187
11DNA Replication and Synthesis212
12The Genetic Code and Transcription232
13Translation and Proteins253
14Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposable Elements278
15Regulation of Gene Expression306
16Recombinant DNA Technology326
17Chromosome Structure and DNA Sequence Organization348
18Genomics and Proteomics365
19Biotechnology and Its Implications for Society392
20Genes and Development415
21The Genetic Basis of Cancer431
22Population Genetics450
23Genetics and Evolution472
24Conservation Genetics495

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