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Essentials of Genetics-Text

Essentials of Genetics-Text - 8th edition

ISBN13: 978-0321803115

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ISBN13: 978-0321803115
ISBN10: 0321803116
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2013
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Essentials of Genetics-Text - 8TH 13 edition

ISBN13: 978-0321803115

William S. Klug

ISBN13: 978-0321803115
ISBN10: 0321803116
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 8TH 13
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.

Published: 2013
International: No
Summary

Known for its focus on conceptual understanding, problem solving, and practical explanations, this best-seller strengthens problem solving coverage and explores the essential genetics content today's students need to know. This edition maintains the book's briefer, less-detailed approach to teaching core concepts. New features of theEighth Editioninclude four new Special Topics chapters and thorough updates.

Table of Contents

1     An Introduction to Genetics     1
2     Mitosis and Meiosis     15
3     Mendelian Genetics     36
4     Modification of Mendelian Ratios     58
5     Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes     83
6     Quantitative Genetics     102
7     Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement     120
8     Linkage and Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes     141
9     Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages     166
10     DNA Structure and Analysis     187
11     DNA Replication and Synthesis     212
12     The Genetic Code and Transcription     232
13     Translation and Proteins     253
14     Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposable Elements     278
15     Regulation of Gene Expression     306
16     Recombinant DNA Technology     326
17     Chromosome Structure and DNA Sequence Organization     348
18     Genomics and Proteomics     365
19     Biotechnology and Its Implications for Society     392
20     Genes and Development     415
21     The Genetic Basis of Cancer     431
22     Population Genetics     450
23     Genetics and Evolution     472
24     Conservation Genetics     495

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