Concepts of Genetics

Concepts of Genetics, 12th edition

  • William S Klug, 
  • Michael Cummings, 
  • Charlotte A. Spencer, 
  • Michael A Palladino, 
  • Darrell Killian

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Overview

Concepts of Genetics explores the fundamental ideas of genetics and the modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. It gives you easy-to-understand explanations of complex technical topics, while helping you become an effective problem-solver.

Published by Pearson (July 30th 2021) - Copyright © 2019

ISBN-13: 9780135564776

Subject: Biology

Category: Genetics

Table of contents

I: GENES, CHROMOSOMES, AND HEREDITY
1 Introduction to Genetics
2 Mitosis and Meiosis
3 Mendelian Genetics
4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics
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
II: DNA: STRUCTURE, REPLICATION, AND ORGANIZATION
10 DNA Structure and Analysis
11 DNA Replication and Recombination
12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes
III: GENE EXPRESSION AND ITS REGULATION
13 The Genetic Code and Transcription
14 Translation and Proteins
15 Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposition
16 Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria
17 Transcriptional Regulation in Eukaryotes
18 Post-transcriptional Regulation in Eukaryotes
19 Epigenetics
IV: GENETIC TECHNOLOGY AND GENOMICS
20 Recombinant DNA Technology
21 Genomic Analysis
22 Applications of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
V: GENETIC ANALYSIS OF ORGANISMS AND POPULATIONS
23 Developmental Genetics
24 Cancer Genetics
25 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits
26 Population and Evolutionary Genetics
Special Topics in Modern Genetics
ST1 CRISPR and Genomic Editing
ST2 DNA Forensics
ST3 Genomics and Precision Medicine
ST4 Genetically Modified Foods
ST5 Gene Therapy
ST6 Advances in Neurogenetics: The Study of Huntington Disease
Appendix A Selected Readings
Appendix B Answers to Selected Problems
Glossary
Credits
Index

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