Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with Genetics: From Genes to Genomes CD-ROM / Edition 1 by Leland Hartwell, Veres, Silver, Goldberg | | 9780072359930 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with Genetics: From Genes to Genomes CD-ROM / Edition 1

Genetics: From Genes to Genomes with Genetics: From Genes to Genomes CD-ROM / Edition 1

by Leland Hartwell, Veres, Silver, Goldberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072359935

ISBN-13: 9780072359930

Pub. Date: 08/28/2000

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

The authors have developed a text that reflects the directions Genetics is taking as it heads into the 21st century. This perspective embraces five major themes: 1. the central importance of the genome,as opposed to the action of individual genes; 2. the application of genetics to the improvement of human health; 3. the growing appreciation for the

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The authors have developed a text that reflects the directions Genetics is taking as it heads into the 21st century. This perspective embraces five major themes: 1. the central importance of the genome,as opposed to the action of individual genes; 2. the application of genetics to the improvement of human health; 3. the growing appreciation for the relationships among organisms arising from genetic research; 4. the impact of biotechnology on the accelerating growth of genetic knowledge; and 5. the importance of emerging social and ethical issues related to our use of biotechnology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072359930
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
08/28/2000
Edition description:
Older Edition
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.10(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

I Basic Principles: How Traits are Transmitted
1 Mendel's Breakthrough: Patterns, Particles, and Principles of Heredity
2 Extension to Mendel for Single-Gene Inheritance
3 The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
4 Linkage, Recombination, and the Mapping of Genes on Chromosomes
II What Genes Are and What They Do
5 DNA: How the Molecule of Heredity Carries, Replicates, and Recombines Information
6 Anatomy and Function of a Gene: Dissection Through Mutation
7 Gene Expression: The Flow of Genetic Information from DNA via RNA to Protein
III Using Genetic Engineering to Unravel the Information in Genomes
8 DNA at High Resolution: Use of DNA Cloning, PCR, and Hybridization as the Tools of Genetic Analysis
9 The Direct Detection of Genotype
10 The Mapping and Analysis of Genomes
IV How Genes Travel
11 The Eukaryotic Chromosome: An Organelle for Packaging and Managing DNA
12 Chromosomal Rearrangements and Changes in Chromosome Number Reshape Eukaryotic Genomes
(and more...)

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