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Concepts of genetics

Author: William S Klug; Michael R Cummings
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Pearson/Prentice Hall, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 8th edView all editions and formats

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


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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William S Klug; Michael R Cummings
OCLC Number: 1148612584
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 677, [79] pages : illustrations (chiefly color))
Contents: Pt. 1. Genes, chromosomes, and heredity. Introduction to genetics --
Mitosis and meiosis --
Mendelian genetics --
Extensions of Mendelian genetics --
Chromosome mapping in eukaryotes --
Genetic analysis and mapping in bacteria and bacteriophages --
Sex determination and sex chromosomes --
Chromosome mutations: variation in chromosome number and arrangement --
Extranuclear inheritance --
pt. 2. DNA: structure, replication, and variation. DNA structure and analysis --
DNA replication and recombination --
DNA organization in chromosomes --
pt. 3. Expression and regulation of genetic information. The genetic code and transcription --
Translation and proteins --
Gene mutation, DNA repair, and transposition --
Regulation of gene expression in prokaryotes --
Regulation of gene expression in eukaryotes --
Cell cycle regulation and cancer --
pt. 4. Genomic analysis. Recombinant DNA technology --
Genomics and proteomics --
Dissection of gene function: mutational analysis in model organisms --
Applications and ethics of biotechnology --
pt. 5. Genetics of organisms and populations. Developmental genetics of model organisms --
Quantitative genetics and multifactorial traits --
Population genetics --
Evolutionary genetics --
Conservation genetics.
Responsibility: William S. Klug, Michael R. Cummings, Charlotte Spencer ; with contributions by Sarah M. Ward.


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