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Human heredity : principles and issues

Author: Michael R Cummings
Publisher: Pacific Grove, Calif. : Brooks/Cole ; Andover : Cengage Learning [distributor], 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 10th ed., illustrated edView all editions and formats
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This clear and concise text draws students into the research in genetics and educates them on the challenges facing physicians, researchers, and society.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael R Cummings
ISBN: 9781133108634 1133108636
OCLC Number: 1027900487
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xxviii, 560 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. A perspective on human genetics --
Ch. 2. Cells and cell division --
Ch. 3. Transmission of genes from generation to generation --
Ch. 4. Pedigree analysis in human genetics --
Ch. 5. The inheritance of complex traits --
Ch. 6. Cytogenetics: karyotypes and chromosome aberrations --
Ch. 7. Development and sex determination --
Ch. 8. THe structure, replication, and Chromosomal organization of DNA --
Ch. 9. Gene expression and gene regulations --
Ch. 10. From proteins to phenotypes --
Ch. 11. Genome alterations: Mutation and epigenetics --
Ch. 12. Genes and cancer --
Ch. 13. An introduction to genetic technology --
Ch. 14. Biotechnology and society --
Ch. 15. Genomes and genomics --
Ch. 16. Reproductive technology, genetic testing and gene therapy --
Ch. 17. Genes and the immune system --
Ch. 18. Genetics of behavior --
Ch. 19. Population genetics and human evolution.
Responsibility: Michael Cummings.

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1. A Perspective on Human Genetics. 2. Cells and Cell Division. 3. Transmission of Genes from Generation to Generation. 4. Pedigree Analysis in Human Genetics. 5. The Inheritance of Complex Traits. Read more...

 
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