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Introduction to Animal Cytogenetics / Edition 1

Introduction to Animal Cytogenetics / Edition 1

by H.C. MacgregorH.C. Macgregor


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This book presents animal cytology as a science of seeing and interpreting chromosome form and behaviour, and of appreciating its evolutionary significance. Its principal objective is to help students develop a basic understanding and confidence on all matters relating to animal chromosomes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780412546006
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 07/31/1993
Edition description: 1993
Pages: 238
Product dimensions: 0.00(w) x 0.00(h) x 0.36(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

Table of Contents

Chromosome in mitosis. Karyology and evolution. Meiosis. Sex chromosomes and sex determination. Polyploidy in animals. Inactivation and elimination of chromosomes. DNA replication, endomitosis and trophic polyploidy. The nucleolus organizer and gene amplification. Lampbrush chromosomes. DNA sequences and genome evolution. Human clinical cytogenetics. Outlook for 2001. Appendices. Species index. Index.

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