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Concepts of Genetics, Text Only

Concepts of Genetics, Text Only - 6th edition

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Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
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Concepts of Genetics, Text Only - 6TH 00 edition

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William S. Klug and Michael K. Cummings

Cover type:
Edition: 6TH 00
Copyright: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2000
International: No
Summary

For one- or two-term courses in Genetics in the departments of Biology, Zoology, Agriculture or Health Science.

This text is known for its clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics. The authors capture students' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting edge topics and research. This text will help students connect the science of genetics to the issues of today through interesting and thought-provoking applications.

Author Bio

Klug, William S. : The College of New Jersey

Cummings, Michael K. : University of Illinois at Chicago

Table of Contents

Table of Contents



I. HEREDITY AND THE PHENOTYPE.


1. An Introduction to Genetics.
2. Mitosis and Meiosis.
3. Mendelian Genetics.
4. Extensions of Mendelian Genetics.
5. Quantitative Genetics.
6. Linkage, Crossing Over, and Mapping in Eukaryotes.
7. Genetic Recombination and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages.
8. Extrachromosomal Inheritance.
9. Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes.
10. Chromosome Mutations: Variations in Chromosome Number and Arrangement.

II. MOLECULAR BASIS OF HEREDITY.


11. DNA Structure and Analysis.
12. DNA Replication and Recombination.
13. The Genetic Code and Transcription.
14. Translation and Proteins.
15. Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes.
16. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes.
17. Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposable Elements.

III. GENOMICS.


18. Construction and Analysis of DNA Clones.
19. Chromosome Structure and DNA Sequence Organization.
20. Organization of Genes in Chromosomes.
21. Applications and Ethics of Genetic Technology.

IV. GENETICS OF ORGANISMS AND POPULATIONS.


22. Developmental Genetics.
23. Genetics and Cancer.
24. Genetics and Behavior.
25. Population Genetics.
26. Genetics and Evolution.


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