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Genetics and Heredity
     

Genetics and Heredity

by Edward Edelson
 

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Describes the nature and structure of the DNA molecule . It examines contemporary genetic research-such as current efforts to map all genes in the human body-and the effects that this research may have on this and future generations.

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Describes the nature and structure of the DNA molecule . It examines contemporary genetic research-such as current efforts to map all genes in the human body-and the effects that this research may have on this and future generations.

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Gr 7-12-- Beginning with Darwin and Mendel, Edelson presents in chronological order the basic tenets of genetics, showing how each discovery added to previous knowledge. Portraits or photographs of the scientists accompany the text. The clear descriptions are accompanied by easy-to-understand black-and-white diagrams. Discussed are genetic diseases, testing and therapies, the relationship to viruses, mapping, and ethics. Because this is a fast-developing science that requires constant updating, much information included here is not in Genetics from Mendel to Gene Splicing (Watts, 1986) by Caroline Arnold or Cloning and the New Genetics (Enslow, 1984) by Margaret and Lawrence Hyde. --Martha Gordon, South Salem Library, NY

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ISBN-13:
9780791000182
Publisher:
Facts on File, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/01/1991
Series:
The Encyclopedia of Health Ser.: The Healthy Body
Pages:
116
Product dimensions:
6.48(w) x 9.33(h) x 0.56(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

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