Introduction to Animal Cytogenetics

Paperback | July 31, 1993

byH.C. Macgregor

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This book presents animal cytology as a science of seeing and interpreting chromosome form and behaviour, and of appreciating its evolutionary significance. Its principal objective is to help students develop a basic understanding and confidence on all matters relating to animal chromosomes.

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This book presents animal cytology as a science of seeing and interpreting chromosome form and behaviour, and of appreciating its evolutionary significance. Its principal objective is to help students develop a basic understanding and confidence on all matters relating to animal chromosomes.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:249 pages, 3.44 × 2.5 × 0.27 inPublished:July 31, 1993Publisher:Springer Netherlands

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ISBN - 10:0412546000

ISBN - 13:9780412546006

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Table of Contents

Chromosome in mitosis. Karyology and evolution. Meiosis. Sex chromosomes and sex determination. Polyploidy in animals. Inactivation and elimination of chromosomes. DNA replication, endomitosis and trophic polyploidy. The nucleolus organizer and gene amplification. Lampbrush chromosomes. DNA sequences and genome evolution. Human clinical cytogenetics. Outlook for 2001. Appendices. Species index. Index.

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An excellent textbook. - Bioogist