Genetics For Dummies

Genetics For Dummies

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by Tara Rodden Robinson, Tara Rodden Robinson
     
 

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Reveals the connections between genetics and specific diseases

Understand the science and the ethics behind genetics

Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals. From dominant and recessive inherited traits to the DNA double-helix, you get clear explanations in easy-to-understand terms. Plus, you'll

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Overview

Reveals the connections between genetics and specific diseases

Understand the science and the ethics behind genetics

Want to know more about genetics? This non-intimidating guide gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals. From dominant and recessive inherited traits to the DNA double-helix, you get clear explanations in easy-to-understand terms. Plus, you'll see how people are applying genetic science to fight disease, develop new products, solve crimes . . . and even clone cats.

Discover

  • What geneticists do
  • How traits are passed on
  • How genetic counseling works
  • The basics of cloning
  • The role of DNA in forensics
  • The scoop on the Human Genome Project

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764595547
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/29/2005
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.14(h) x 0.88(d)

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