Introducing Genetics: From Mendel to Molecules (2nd Revised edition)

Introducing Genetics: From Mendel to Molecules (2nd Revised edition)

By: Alison Thomas (author)Paperback

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The new edition of Introducing Genetics is a clear, concise, and accessible guide to inheritance and variation in individuals and populations. It first establishes the principles of Mendelian inheritance and the nature of chromosomes, before tackling quantitative and population genetics. The final three chapters introduce the molecular mechanisms that underlie genetics, including the techniques responsible for the current genetic revolution. As genetics affects all living organisms, examples are taken from insects, plants, animals, and humans. Each chapter ends with a set of problems to help the reader develop their understanding of genetics.

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1. Introduction 2. Monohybrid Inheritance 3. Extensions to Monohybrid Inheritance 4. Dihybrid Inheritance 5. The Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance 6. Sex Determination and Sex Linkage 7. Linkage and Chromosome Mapping 8. Variation in Chromosomal Number and Structure 9. The Principles of Quantitative Genetics 10. An Introduction to Population Genetics 11. Heredity at the Molecular Level 12. From Genes to Proteins 13. Manipulating DNA

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  • publication date: 15/12/2014
  • ISBN13: 9780815345091
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 262
  • ID: 9780815345091
  • weight: 476
  • ISBN10: 0815345097
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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