Essentials of Genetics, 10th edition

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

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Essentials of Genetics is known for its focus on conceptual understanding, problem solving and practical applications. The text provides a focus on essential genetic topics and explores the latest breakthroughs. You'll be able to strengthen your problem-solving skills while investigating essential genetics topics that today's students need to understand.

The 10th Edition provides comprehensive coverage of emerging topics such as CRISPR-Cas, epigenetics and genetic testing. And a new Special Topics chapter covers Advances in Neurogenetics with a focus on Huntington Disease, and new Genetics, Ethics, and Society essays emphasize ethical considerations that genetics brings into everyday life.

Published by Pearson (May 15th 2019) - Copyright © 2020

ISBN-13: 9780135588789

Subject: Biology

Category: Genetics


  1. Introduction to Genetics
  2. Mitosis and Meiosis
  3. Mendelian Genetics
  4. Modification 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 Bacteriophages
  9. DNA Structure and Analysis
  10. DNA Replication
  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 in Bacteria
  16. Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
  17. Recombinant DNA Technology
  18. Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics
  19. The Genetics of Cancer
  20. Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits
  21. Population and Evolutionary Genetics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics

  • Epigenetics
  • Genetic Testing
  • Gene Therapy Advances in Neurogenetics: The Study of Huntington Disease
  • DNA Forensics
  • Genetically Modified Foods
  • Genomics and Precision Medicine

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