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Concepts of genetics

Robert J. Brooker

Concepts of genetics

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Published by McGraw-Hill in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementRobert J. Brooker
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH430 .B764 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings). :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25546667M
    ISBN 100073525332, 007131525X
    ISBN 109780073525334, 9780071315258
    LC Control Number2010042316
    OCLC/WorldCa670248208

    Charlotte A. However, the list presented here contains books that do their best to present the basic principles and concepts of this science — and hopefully inspire students to delve further. Genes are specific sequences of bases that encode instructions for how to make proteins. He has taught the genetics course as well as the senior capstone seminar course in Human and Molecular Genetics to undergraduate biology majors for over four decades. Certainly not.

    Consistent with the interdisciplinary nature of landscape genetics, the book combines an introductory, textbook like section with additional sections on advanced topics and applications that are more typical of edited volumes. These chapters convey some of the vast amount of information provided by the Human Genome Project. The creation of each of the six editions is a reflection not only of our passion for teaching genetics, but the constructive feedback and encouragement provided over the past two decades from adopters, reviewers, and our students. This is particularly evident in two chapters, Applications and Ethics of Genetic Technology Chapter 2 1 and Genetics and Cancer Chapter 2 3both of which heavily emphasize human genetics. An expanded emphasis on ethical considerations that genetics is bringing into everyday life is addressed in Genetics, Ethics, and Society and Case Study features. Collectively, these are presented at the onset of each chapter in a section entitled Key Concepts.

    The tutorials consist of an introduction, followed by an animation with accompanying text, self-test questions and a conclusion. For more than 25 years, he was a faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences and in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this briefer genetics text. This edition continues to reflect our belief that coverage of the more classical studies of genetics, which we refer to as Heredity and the Phenotype, should initiate the text as Part I At the urging of many reviewers, we have included coverage of bacterial and phage genetics, as well as extranuclear inheritance in this section. Initial chapters in this section address the role of genetic information in development, cancer, and behavior. Every figure has been scrutinized, and most have been either redrawn or revised.


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Concepts of genetics book

See Appendix F for more information about chromosomal abnormalities. Users who purchase Connect Plus receive access to SmartBook and to the full online ebook version of the textbook.

New Essays In keeping with the influence of genetics on our everyday lives, we have revised and expanded the essays entitled Genetics, Technology, and Society, which appear near the end of most chapters. Great Book By C.

Read Count: Landscape Genetics by Niko Balkenhol,Samuel Cushman,Andrew Storfer,Lisette Waits Book Resume: Despite the substantial interest in landscape genetics from the scientific community, learning about the concepts and methods underlying the field remains very challenging.

The chapter topics and the expertise of the authors and the editorial team make the book a standard reference for anyone interested in landscape genetics. While this era will be filled with the excitement of scientific discovery, many accompanying problems and controversies will also face us.

He directs an active laboratory of undergraduate student researchers studying molecular mechanisms involved in innate immunity of mammalian male reproductive organs and genes involved in oxygen homeostasis and ischemic injury of the testis.

I just ended up sticking to my teachers power points. For more than 25 years, he was a faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences and in the Department of Molecular Genetics at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

This effort is in keeping with the important role population and evolutionary biology plays in the study of biology. He has taught a wide range of courses for both majors and nonmajors and currently teaches genetics, biotechnology, endocrinology, and laboratory in cell and molecular biology.

ISBN 13: 9780321948915

To present carefully designed figures with strong pedagogic value that teach rather than merely illustrate complex topics and analytical experiments. The integration of the genetics text and the power of digital world are now complete with McGraw-Hill's ConnectPlus including LearnSmart.

SNPs occur every to bases along the 3 billion-base human genome. Revised Art Program In this edition, we have substantially refined the entire art program. MasteringGenetics is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor.

In many cases, "flowchart" figures have been developed to illustrate complex experimental approaches or genetic processes that are significant to our understanding of genetics. She has also served as a faculty member in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Alberta.

The human genome total composition of genetic material within a cell is packaged into larger units known as chromosomes—physically separate molecules that range in length from about 50 to million base pairs.

There was a part in the textbook where it explained a Gain of Function mutation to be usually dominant because expressed most of the time. Her research interests involve the regulation of RNA polymerase II transcription in cancer cells, cells infected with DNA viruses, and cells traversing the mitotic phase of the cell cycle.

Her research interests involve the regulation of RNA polymerase II transcription in cancer cells, cells infected with DNA viruses, and cells traversing the mitotic phase of the cell cycle. His research interests center on the molecular organization and physical mapping of the heterochromatic regions of human acrocentric chromosomes.

Part I then concludes with the chapter on Chromosome Mutations. He has taught a wide range of courses for both majors and nonmajors and currently teaches genetics, biotechnology, endocrinology, and laboratory in cell and molecular biology.

Concepts of Genetics, 9th Edition

A number of the most complex figures have been more carefully and closely linked to their accompanying discussion. Genes are specific sequences of bases that encode instructions for how to make proteins. Interesting book By Austin on Jan 16, Interesting book!

For example, genetic variants in a single gene account for the different blood types: A, B, AB, and O. I found myself having to connect the dots myself, linking random tidbits from random chapters together for a complete picture. In addition to this text and its companion volumes, he has also written textbooks in human genetics and general biology for nonmajors.

Additionally, this initial part of the text now includes a new chapter, Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes Chapter 9.The aim of this book is to show brief concept of genetics based on selected ideas and related facts.

Additional information is presented in the introduction, with a chronological list of important. Jan 06,  · "Concepts of Genetics" is a one semester introductory genetics text that explains genetics concepts in a concise, engaging and up to date manner.

Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this new text.4/5(5). Jun 12,  · Authors: Klug W.S., et al. The first best genetics textbook in this listing is the 12th edition of a very popular genetics textbook.

This book is one of the best genetics textbooks that is intended for undergraduate students and covers the main concepts and ideas of Genetics, as well as more current research and discoveries.

Uncover major genetics concepts while making connections to help you gain a deeper understanding of the essentials of genetics with Genetics sylvaindez.comng on helping you understand how genetics concepts connect to each other while building your problem solving skills, the updated content keeps you immersed in important and relevant information.

Nov 28,  · Medical Textbooks Online: Concepts of Genetics 11th Edition PDF. The preparation of the 11th edition of Concepts of Genetics, a text now entering its fourth decade of providing support for students studying in this field, has occasioned still another fresh look.

Concepts of Genetics, Ninth Edition is written in a clear and accessible style for students in introductory genetic courses typically found in departments of Biology, Botany, Zoology, Agriculture, or any of Availability: This title is out of print.