Human Genetics (NASTA Hardcover Reinforced High School Binding) by Ricki Lewis / Edition 8

Human Genetics (NASTA Hardcover Reinforced High School Binding) by Ricki Lewis / Edition 8

by Ricki Lewis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0077214838

ISBN-13: 9780077214838

Pub. Date: 01/22/2008

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

By Ricki Lewis

Compelling, human interest examples from the author's extensive experience as a genetic counselor and science journalist keep the students interested in the textual material.

This text weaves relevance throughout by including stories about real people dealing with real genetic issues. Through "In Their Own Words Essays," individuals tell of

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By Ricki Lewis

Compelling, human interest examples from the author's extensive experience as a genetic counselor and science journalist keep the students interested in the textual material.

This text weaves relevance throughout by including stories about real people dealing with real genetic issues. Through "In Their Own Words Essays," individuals tell of their experience with genetic conditions. In addition, "Bioethics: Choices for the Future Boxes," found at the ends of appropriate chapters, encourage students to ask difficult questions of themselves, and to predict how the new science of genetics might impact their lives.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780077214838
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
01/22/2008
Series:
A/P Human Genetics Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
22
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 11.20(h) x 0.86(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Overview of Genetics

Chapter 2 Cells

Chapter 3 Meiosis and Development

Chapter 4 Single Gene Inheritance

Chapter 5 Beyond Mendel’s Laws

Chapter 6 Matters of Sex

Chapter 7 Multifactorial Traits

Chapter 8 The Genetics of Behavior

Chapter 9 DNA Structure and Replication

Chapter 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein

Chapter 11 Control of Gene Expression and Genome
Architecture

Chapter 12 Gene Mutation

Chapter 13 Chromosomes

Chapter 14 When Allele Frequencies Stay Constant

Chapter 15 Changing Allele Frequencies

Chapter 16 Human Ancestry and Eugenics

Chapter 17 Genetics of Immunity

Chapter 18 The Genetics of Cancer

Chapter 19 Genetic Technologies: Amplifying, Modifying, and Monitoring DNA

Chapter 20 Genetic Testing and Treatment

Chapter 21 Reproductive Technologies

Chapter 22 Genomics

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