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Concepts of Genetics, CourseSmart eTextbook, 10th Edition

By Michael R. Cummings, William S. Klug, Michael A. Palladino, Charlotte A. Spencer

Published by Benjamin Cummings

Published Date: Sep 27, 2011

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Concepts of Genetics is known for its focus on teaching core concepts and problem solving. This best-selling text has been extensively updated, with coverage on emerging topics in genetics, and problem-solving support has been enhanced. 

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Genetics

2. Mitosis and Meiosis

3. Mendelian Genetics

4. Extensions of Mendelian Ratios

5. Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes

6. Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages

7. Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes

8. Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement

9. Extranuclear Inheritance

10. DNA Structure and Analysis

11. DNA Replication and Recombination

12. DNA Organization in Chromosomes

13. The Genetic Code and Transcription

14. Translation and Proteins

15. Gene Mutation and DNA Repair, and Transposition

16. Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes

17. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

18. Developmental Genetics

19. Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle

Special Topics in Modern Genetics, DNA Forensics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Genomics and Personalized Medicine

Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Epigenetics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics, Stem Cells

20. Recombinant DNA Technology and Gene Cloning

21. Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics

22. Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

23. Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits

24. Genetics and Behavior

25. Population and Evolutionary Genetics

26. Conservation Genetics

Appendix A Glossary

Appendix B  Answers to Selected Problems

Appendix C Selected Readings



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$86.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-75439-4