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BIOS Instant Notes in Genetics

Hugh Fletcher, Ivor Hickey
Publication Date:
May 10, 2012
Content Details:
392 pages

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    BIOS Instant Notes in Genetics, Fourth Edition, is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.


      • Focuses on core information in the subject area.
      • Offers a structured approach to learning and rapid revision using a uniform, systematic format.
      • Key Notes providing summaries of essential facts at the beginning of each section.
      • Related Topics with each section which cross-reference to other sections within the text.
      • Simple illustrations that students can easily replicate in an exam with the art program available online.
  • Contents

    A. Molecular Genetics
    B. Genome Organization
    C. Mechanisms of Inheritance
    D. Population Genetics and Evolution
    E. DNA Technology
    F. Human Genetics
    G. Applications of Genetics

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  • E-book


    BIOS Instant Notes in Genetics will be available in the US and Canada as a downloadable e-book from VitalSource.

    VitalBook technology enables students to:

    • Search the text
    • Add highlights and notes, and share them
    • Download to multiple devices, including iPads

    The various e-book options for BIOS Instant Notes in Genetics enable students to save significantly over the printed version.

    • eBook purchase: $28.00 (30% off list price)
    • 1 year e-rental: $24.00 (40% off list price)
    • 180 day e-rental: $20.00 (50% off list price)