Concepts Of Genetics by William S. Klug

Concepts Of Genetics

byWilliam S. Klug, Michael R. Cummings, Charlotte A. Spencer

Hardcover | September 5, 2014

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Concepts of Genetics, Eleventh Edition emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. The best-selling text has a strong problem-solving approach, and this edition has been extensively updated with relevant, cutting-edge coverage of emerging topics in genetics.


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About The Author

William S. Klug is an Emeritus Professor of Biology at The College of New Jersey (formerly Trenton State College) in Ewing, New Jersey, where he served as Chair of the Biology Department for 17 years. He received his B.A. degree in Biology from Wabash College in Crawfordsville, Indiana, and his Ph.D. from Northwestern University in...

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Title:Concepts Of GeneticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:896 pages, 10.9 × 8.7 × 1.3 inPublished:September 5, 2014Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

BRIEF CONTENTS

Part One

Genes, ChromOsomes, and Heredity

1 Introduction to Genetics

2 Mitosis and Meiosis

3 Mendelian Genetics

4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics

5 Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes

6 Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and

Bacteriophages

7 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes

8 Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement

9 Extranuclear Inheritance

Part Two

DNA: Structure, Replication, and Variation

10 DNA Structure and Analysis

11 DNA Replication and Recombination

12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes

Part Three

Gene Expression, Regulation, and Development

13 The Genetic Code and Transcription

14 Translation and Proteins

15 Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and

Transposition

16 Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes

17 Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

18 Developmental Genetics

19 Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle

Part Four

Genomics

20 Recombinant DNA Technology

21 Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics

22 Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering  and Biotechnology

Part Five

Genetics of Organisms and Populations

23 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial

Traits

24 Neurogenetics

25 Population and Evolutionary Genetics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics

1 Epigenetics

2 Emerging Roles of RNA

3 DNA Forensics

4 Genomics and Personalized Medicine

5 Genetically Modified Foods

6 Gene Therapy

 

Appendix A Selected Readings A-1

Appendix B Answers XX

Glossary G-1

Credits XX

Index XX