Hartwell: Genetics: From Genes to Genomes, 6th edition

Every chapter of the sixth edition has been revised and modernized significantly as compared with the fifth edition. More than 50 new Figures and Tables were created, and more than 100 were revised. More than 125 new end-of-chapter problems were written, and many more revised for clarity. The entire Solutions Manual and Study Guide was updated, corrected, and revised Michael Goldberg and Janice Fischer. Several new Fast Forward, Genetics and Society, and Tools of Genetics Boxes covering modern topics were created. For breadth and clarity, Chapter 9 in the 5th edition was split into two separate chapters in the 6th edition: Chapter 9 (Digital Analysis of DNA) and Chapter 10 (Genome Annotation).

ISBNS: 1259700909 / 9781259700903
Publication Date: 9/26/17


Along with the numerous text changes, the authors have also spent a great deal of time updating the test bank and question bank content to align more closely to the text.

There will also be new video tutorialsfor difficult concepts in every chapter!

Every chapter of the sixth edition was improved significantly from the fifth edition.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Genetics in the Twenty-First Century
Chapter 1 Genetics: The Study of Biological Information

Part I Basic Principles: How Traits are Transmitted
Chapter 2 Mendel’s Principles of Heredity
Chapter 3 Extensions to Mendel’s Laws
Chapter 4 The Chromosome Theory of Inheritance
Chapter 5 Linkage, Recombination, and the Mapping of Genes on Chromosomes

Part II What Genes Are and What They Do
Chapter 6 DNA Structure, Replication, and Recombination
Chapter 7 Anatomy and Function of a Gene: Dissection Through Mutation
Chapter 8 Gene Expression: The Flow of Information from DNA to RNA to Protein

Part III Analysis of Genetic Information
Chapter 9 Digital Analysis of DNA
Chapter 10 Genome Annotation
Chapter 11 Analyzing Genomic Variation

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