Human Genetics

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Date

October 7, 2011

Format

Mixed media product, 480 pages

ISBN

0073525308 / 9780073525303

$

Your Price

239.33



Overview


Main description

Today, human genetics is for everyone. It is about variation more than about illnesses, and increasingly about the common rather than about the rare. Once an obscure science or an occasional explanation for an odd collection of symptoms, human genetics is now part of everyday conversation. By coming to know genetic backgrounds, people can control their environments in more healthy ways. Genetic knowledge is, therefore, both informative and empowering. The 10th edition of Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications shows students how and why that is true.

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Table of contents

Human Genetics, 9e Part 1 Introduction Chapter 1Overview of Genetics Chapter 2Cells Chapter 3 Meiosis and Development Part 2 Transmission Genetics Chapter 4 Single-Gene Inheritance Chapter 5Beyond Mendel's Laws Chapter 6Matters of Sex Chapter 7 Multifactorial Traits Chapter 8Genetics of Behavior Part 3 DNA and Chromosomes Chapter 9DNA Structure and Replication Chapter 10 Gene Action: From DNA to Protein Chapter 11Gene Expression and Epigenetics Chapter 12Gene Mutation Chapter 13Chromosomes Part 4 Population Genetics Chapter 14Constant Allele Frequencies Chapter 15Changing Allele Frequencies Chapter 16 Human Ancestry Part 5 Immunity and Cancer Chapter 17Genetics of Immunity Chapter 18Genetics of Cancer Part 6 Genetic Technology Chapter 19Genetic Technologies: Amplifying, Modifying, and Monitoring DNA Chapter 20Genetic Testing and Treatment Chapter 21Reproductive Technologies Chapter 22Genomics





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