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Introducing Genetics

From Mendel to Molecule

Edition:
1st
Author(s):
Alison Thomas
ISBN:
9780748764402
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
January 20, 2003
Content Details:
224 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    The book provides an accessible introduction to the three key areas of genetics: Menelian, Molecular and Population. It describes the basic concepts of genetics from the first principles to most recent developments, and will be easily understood by those following a wide variety of different courses both within and without life sciences.
  • Contents

    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 quantitive genetics. 10 An introduction to population genetics. 11 Heredity at the molecular level. 12 From genes to proteins. 13 Manipulating genes.