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Fundamentals of Genetics By Peter J. Russell

Fundamentals of Genetics by Peter J. Russell

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This textbook introduces the three main areas of genetics: transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and population and quantitative genetics. The second edition has been updated to reflect advances in the field, such as the structure of eukaryotic chromosomes, alternative splicing in the productio

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Fundamentals of Genetics by Peter J. Russell

Fundamentals of Genetics, Second Edition, provides a concise, easy-to-read introduction to genetics. Based on the author's best-selling Genetics, Fifth Edition, the text is carefully crafted to present full coverage of the subject without overwhelming students with details and complex explanations. A friendly writing style complements Russell's effective, step-by-step problem-solving approach, which guides students to an understanding of principles and concepts. Fundamentals of Genetics, Second Edition, is particularly ideal for students who have a limited background in biology or chemistry, or for briefer courses in which there is little time for advanced topics. A greatly expanded supplements package now accompanies the text.

Table of Contents

1. Genetics: An Introduction.

2. Mendelian Genetics.

3. Chromosomal Basis of Inheritance, Sex Linkage, and Sex Determination.

4. Extensions of Mendelian Genetics.

5. Genetic Mapping in Eukaryotes.

6. Genetic Analysis of Bacteria and Bacteriophages.

7. Chromosomal Mutations.

8. Gene Control of Proteins.

9. DNA - The Genetic Material.

10. DNA - Organization in Chromosomes.

11. DNA Replication.

12. Gene Expression - Transcription.

13. Gene Expression - Translation.

14. Cloning and Manipulation of DNA.

15. Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria and Bacteriophages.

16. Eukaryotic Gene Regulation.

17. Genetics of Cancer.

18. DNA Mutation and Repair.

19. Transposable Elements.

20. Extranuclear Genetics.

21. Population Genetics.

22. Quantitative Genetics.


Suggested Readings.

Solutions to Selected Questions and Problems.



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Fundamentals of Genetics by Peter J. Russell
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