Essentials of Genetics (6th Edition)

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9780132241274: Essentials of Genetics (6th Edition)

Balancing classical and modern genetics, Essentials of Genetics helps readers understand basic genetics concepts, apply those concepts to genetics problems, and recognize the logic behind them. This succinct treatment features coverage of new research that will capture readers’ interests.

 

Mendelian (transmission) genetics, and modern molecular genetics with analytical reasoning woven into discussions, plus references to classical experiments and recent applications. Helps readers connect the science of genetics to the issues of today. Modernizes treatment of timely topics, including genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics (chapter 18), applications and ethics of genetic engineering (chapter 19); updated and extended coverage of gene regulation (chapter 15), cancer genetics (chapter 16). Features beautifully redesigned illustrations throughout, helping readers understand concepts more clearly.

 

  A useful reference for anyone interested in learning more about genetics.

 

 

 

 

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Essentials of Genetics is derived from Klug and Cummings's highly successful Concepts of Genetics (1994), presenting a more succinct, less detailed overview of the discipline. The text balances the coverage of classical and modern topics, providing extremely clear presentations of both transmission genetics (heredity) and molecular genetics. An historical perspective is maintained throughout the text as well as an emphasis on analysis and problem solving.

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Known for their clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program, and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics, the authors capture readers' interest with up-to-date coverage of cutting-edge topics and research. This book balances the coverage of classical and modern topics, providing extremely clear presentations of both transmission genetics (heredity) and molecular genetics, maintaining an historical perspective throughout the book as well as an emphasis on analysis and problem-solving.

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