Concepts of Genetics

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9780321540980: Concepts of Genetics

This book is known for its 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. The authors emphasize those concepts that readers should come to understand and take away with them, not a myriad of details and exceptions that need to memorized and are soon forgotten. In addition to topics traditionally covered in genetics, this book has increased coverage of genomics, including proteomics and bioinformatics, biotechnology, and contains more real-world problems. For anyone in biology, agriculture or health science who is interested in genetics.

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A proven bestseller, the Fifth Edition of Concepts of Genetics continues to set the standard for introductory genetics texts. The text is known for its clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics. Noteworthy enhancements of the Fifth Edition include revised organization, modernization of cutting-edge topics and research, expansion of problem sets, and extensive revision of population and evolutionary genetics. New supplements for the professor and student include a CD-ROM presentation tool, World Wide Web connection for students and a New York Times genetics supplement.

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Key Benefit: This bestseller Book/CD, and Fifth Edition continues to set the standard for introductory genetics books. The book is known for its clear writing style, emphasis on concepts, visual art program and thoughtful coverage of all areas of genetics. Noteworthy enhancements of the Fifth Edition include revised organization, modernization of cutting-edge topics and research, expansion of problem sets, and extensive revision of population and evolutionary genetics. New supplements include a CD-ROM presentation tool, World Wide Web connection for users and a New York Times genetics supplement. Key Topics: Genetics is a complex, detailed discipline and the authors emphasize the primary concepts of genetics over the detailed encylcopedic coverage of genetics. The importance of genetic analysis and experiments is presented in the book and problems. As a result, the historical basis of the process of science is well portrayed. The book offers balanced coverage of classical, molecular and population genetics. The book's coverage extends from classical theories to recent findings in such areas as molecular and eukaryotic genetics enabling users to understand today's research advances in light of the field's historical development.

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