The Gist Of Genetics: Guide To Learning And Review / Edition 1

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The complete coverage of this book makes it an ideal companion for students of genetics. Its organization complements any standard undergraduate textbook. Core material is presented in outline form, making it easier to digest and review key concepts. Coverage of the basic phenomenology of inheritance, genetic analysis, and genetic logic and rationales will be appropriate for every student taking a course in genetics. Additionally, review questions and problems, with answers, appear at the end of each chapter.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780763707453
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
  • Publication date: 12/1/1997
  • Edition description: 1E
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.53 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1 Replication and DNA 1
Ch. 2 Asexual Reproduction and DNA Distribution 9
Ch. 3 Sexual Reproduction: Life Cycles and Meiosis 17
Ch. 4 Segregation in Diploids: F[subscript 1], F[subscript 2], and Testcrosses 25
Ch. 5 Independent Assortment 31
Ch. 6 Genes, Proteins, Mutations, and Dominance 43
Ch. 7 Modified Genetic Ratios: Gene Interaction 55
Ch. 8 Sex Linkage 63
Ch. 9 Linkage and Crossing Over 69
Ch. 10 Chromosomal Variation and Sex Determination 87
Ch. 11 Summary of Inheritance Patterns and Problem Solving 97
Ch. 12 Population Genetics and Evolution 101
Ch. 13 Quantitative Genetics 113
Ch. 14 Extranuclear Inheritance 119
Ch. 15 Messenger RNA and Protein Synthesis 125
Ch. 16 The Mutational Process 133
Ch. 17 Allelism and Analysis of Complex Functions 143
Ch. 18 Bacterial and Bacteriophage Genetics 155
Ch. 19 Regulation of Gene Activity 175
Ch. 20 Genetic Engineering 185
Answers 195
Glossary 229
Index 245
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