This package includes MasteringGenetics (TM).
For all introductory genetics courses
A forward-looking exploration of essential genetics topics
Known for its focus on conceptual understanding, problem solving, and practical applications, this bestseller strengthens problem-solving skills and explores the essential genetics topics that today's students need to understand. The Ninth Edition maintains the text's brief, less-detailed coverage of core concepts and has been extensively updated with relevant, cutting-edge coverage of emerging topics in genetics. The accompanying MasteringGenetics online homework and assessment system has been updated with over 100 practice problems and an expanded selection of assignable end-of-chapter problems.
This package includes MasteringGenetics (TM), an online homework, tutorial, and assessment program designed to work with this text to engage students and improve results. Interactive, self-paced tutorials provide individualized coaching to help students stay on track. With a wide range of activities available, students can actively learn, understand, and retain even the most difficult concepts.
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1. Introduction to Genetics 2. Mitosis and Meiosis 3. Mendelian Genetics 4. Modifications of Mendelian Ratios 5. Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes 6. Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement 7. Linkage and Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes 8. Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Bactierophages 9. DNA Structure and Analysis 10. DNA Replication and Recombination 11. Chromosome Structure and DNA Sequence Organization 12. The Genetic Code and Transcription 13. Translation and Proteins 14. Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposition 15. Regulation of Gene Expression 16. The Genetics of Cancer 17. Recombinant DNA Technology 18. Genomics and Proteomics 19. Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology 20. Developmental Genetics 21. Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits 22. Population and Evolutionary Genetics Special Topics in Modern Genetics 1: Epigenetics Special Topics in Modern Genetics 2: Emerging Roles of RNA Special Topics in Modern Genetics 3: DNA Forensics Special Topics in Modern Genetics 4: Genomics and Personalized Medicine Special Topics in Modern Genetics 5: Genetically Modified Foods Special Topics in Modern Genetics 6: Gene Therapy Appendix A: Answers to Selected Problems and Discussion Questions Glossary