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Principles of Genetics / Edition 6
     

Principles of Genetics / Edition 6

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by D. Peter Snustad, Michael J. Simmons
 

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ISBN-10: 1118129210

ISBN-13: 9781118129210

Pub. Date: 06/28/2012

Publisher: Wiley

This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

Principles of Genetics is one of the most popular texts in use for the introductory course. It opens a window on the rapidly advancing science of genetics by showing exactly how genetics is done. Throughout, the authors incorporate a human emphasis and highlight the role of geneticists to keep students interested and

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This text is an unbound, binder-ready edition.

Principles of Genetics is one of the most popular texts in use for the introductory course. It opens a window on the rapidly advancing science of genetics by showing exactly how genetics is done. Throughout, the authors incorporate a human emphasis and highlight the role of geneticists to keep students interested and motivated. The sixth edition has been updated to reflect the latest developments in the field of genetics. Principles of Genetics continues to educate todays students for tomorrows science by focusing on features that aid in content comprehension and application.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781118129210
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/28/2012
Edition description:
6th Edition Binder Ready Version
Pages:
784
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 The Science of Genetics 1

CHAPTER 2 Celluar Reproduction 18

CHAPTER 3 Mendelism: The Basic Principles of Inheritance 40

CHAPTER 4 Extentions of Mendelism 62

CHAPTER 5 The Chromosomal Basis of Mendelism 89

CHAPTER 6 Variation in Chromosome Number and Structure 110

CHAPTER 7 Linkage, Crossing Over, and Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes 135

CHAPTER 8 The Genetics of Bacteria and Their Viruses 163

CHAPTER 9 DNA and the Molecular S tructure of Chromosomes 192

CHAPTER 10 Replication of DNA and Chromosomes 220

CHAPTER 11 Transciption and RNA Processing 256

CHAPTER 12 Translation and Genetic Code 285

CHAPTER 13 Mutation, DNA Repair, and Recombination 320

CHAPTER 14 The Techniques of Molecular Genetics 366

CHAPTER 15 Genomics 397

CHAPTER 16 Applications of Molecular Genetics 439

CHAPTER 17 Transposable Genetic Elements 477

CHAPTER 18 Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes 504

CHAPTER 19 Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes 531

CHAPTER 20 The Genetic Control of Animal Development 558

CHAPTER 21 The Genetic Basis of Cancer 581

CHAPTER 22 Inheritance of Complex Traits 607

CHAPTER 23 Population Genetics 634

CHAPTER 24 Evolutionary Genetics 656

Appendices

Appendix A: The Rules of Probability 685

Appendix B: Binomial Probabilities 687

Appendix C: In Situ Hybridization

Appendix D: Evidence for an Unstable Messenger RNA 691

Appendix E: Evolutionary Rates 693

Answers to Odd-Numbered Questions and Problems 697

Glossary 720

Photo Credits 743

Illustration Credits 745

Index 746

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