Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications / Edition 5

Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications / Edition 5

by Ricki Lewis
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007246268X

ISBN-13: 9780072462685

Pub. Date: 06/17/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

Human Genetics, 5/e is a non-science majors human genetics text that clearly explains what genes are, how they function, how they interact with the environment, and how our understanding of genetics has changed since completion of the human genome project. It is a clear, modern, and exciting book for citizens who will be responsible for evaluating new medical

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Human Genetics, 5/e is a non-science majors human genetics text that clearly explains what genes are, how they function, how they interact with the environment, and how our understanding of genetics has changed since completion of the human genome project. It is a clear, modern, and exciting book for citizens who will be responsible for evaluating new medical options, new foods, and new technologies in the age of genomics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072462685
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
06/17/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Human Genetics, 9e

Part 1 Introduction

Chapter 1 Overview of Genetics

Chapter 2 Cells

Chapter 3 Meiosis and Development
Part 2 Transmission Genetics

Chapter 4 Single-Gene Inheritance

Chapter 5 Beyond Mendel’s Laws

Chapter 6 Matters of Sex

Chapter 7 Multifactorial Traits

Chapter 8 Genetics of Behavior
Part 3 DNA and Chromosomes

Chapter 9 DNA Structure and Replication

Chapter 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein

Chapter 11 Gene Expression and Epigenetics

Chapter 12 Gene Mutation

Chapter 13 Chromosomes
Part 4 Population Genetics

Chapter 14 Constant Allele Frequencies

Chapter 15 Changing Allele Frequencies

Chapter 16 Human Ancestry and Eugenics
Part 5 Immunity and Cancer

Chapter 17 Genetics of Immunity

Chapter 18 Genetics of Cancer
Part 6 Genetic Technology

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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