Genetics: A Conceptual Approach

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Edition: 7th
Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2019-12-27
Publisher(s): W. H. Freeman
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Summary

With Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Ben Pierce brings a master teacher’s experiences to the introductory genetics textbook, clarifying this complex subject by focusing on the big picture of genetics concepts and how those concepts connect to one another. The new 7th edition continues this mission by expanding upon the powerful pedagogy and tools that have made this title so successful. New question types, more learning guidelines for students, and an updated art program round out a powerful text.


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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Genetics
2. Chromosomes and Cellular Reproduction
3. Basic Principles of Heredity
4. Sex Determination and Sex-Linked Characteristics
5. Extensions and Modifications of Basic Principles
6. Pedigree Analysis, Applications, and Genetic Testing
7. Linkage, Recombination, and Eukaryotic Gene Mapping
8. Chromosome Variation
9. Bacterial and Viral Genetic Systems
10. DNA: The Chemical Nature of the Gene
11. Chromosome Structure and Organelle DNA
12. DNA Replication and Recombination
13. Transcription
14. RNA Molecules and RNA Processing
15. The Genetic Code and Translation
16. Control of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
17. Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
18. Gene Mutations and DNA Repair
19. Molecular Genetic Analysis and Biotechnology
20. Genomics and Proteomics
21. Epigenetics
22. Developmental Genetics and Immunogenetics
23. Cancer Genetics
24. Quantitative Genetics
25. Population Genetics
26. Evolutionary Genetics
 
Reference Guide to Model Genetic Organisms

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