Summary: Weaves the thread of genomics through discussion of gene structure and function and biotechnology. Coverage encompasses transmission genetics, DNA and chromosomes, population genetics, immunity and cancer, and genetic technology. Reader interest is stimulated with essays by people with inherited diseases, and boxed readings on bioethics, genetic counseling, and new technology. New features for this edition include outlines, narrative chapter introductions, concept summary tables, and ...show more new review questions and applied problems. The text's unique inclusion of experiences of real people remains, bolstered by the author's experiences as a genetic counselor. The author is affiliated with the University at Albany. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 01
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