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Concepts of Genetics https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260709620.jpeg 4 2022 9781260709629 Concepts of Genetics is a one semester introductory genetics text that explains genetics concepts in a concise, engaging and up-to-date manner. This textbook is intended for students who want to gain a conceptual grasp of the various fields of genetics. The content reflects current trends in genetics, and the pedagogy is based on educational research.
09781260709629
Concepts of Genetics

Concepts of Genetics, 4th Edition

ISBN10: 1260709620 | ISBN13: 9781260709629
By Robert Brooker
© 2022

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Concepts of Genetics is a one semester introductory genetics text that explains genetics concepts in a concise, engaging and up-to-date manner. This textbook is intended for students who want to gain a conceptual grasp of the various fields of genetics. The content reflects current trends in genetics, and the pedagogy is based on educational research.

PART I INTRODUCTION
1 Overview of Genetics
PART II PATTERNS OF INHERITANCE
2 Reproduction and Chromosome Transmission
3 Mendelian Inheritance
4 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
5 Extensions of Mendelian Inheritance
6 Extranuclear Inheritance, Imprinting, and Maternal Effect
7 Genetic Linkage and Mapping in Eukaryotes
8 Variation in Chromosome Structure and Number
9 Genetics of Bacteria
10 Genetics of Viruses
PART III MOLECULAR STRUCTURE AND REPLICATION OF THE GENETIC MATERIAL
11 Molecular Structure of DNA and RNA
12 Molecular Structure and Organization of Chromosomes and Transportation
13 DNA Replication and Recombination
PART IV MOLECULAR PROPERTIES OF GENES
14 Gene Transcription and RNA Modification
15 Translation of mRNA
16 Gene Regulation in Bacteria
17 Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes18 Non-Coding RNAs
19 Gene Mutation and DNA Repair
PART V GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES
20 Molecular Technologies
21 Genomics
PART VI GENETIC ANALYSIS OF INDIVIDUALS AND POPULATIONS
22 Medical Genetics and Cancer
23 Population Genetics
24 Quantitative Genetics

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About the Author

Robert Brooker

Rob Brooker (Ph.D., Yale University) received his B.A. in biology at Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, in 1978. At Harvard, he studied lactose permease, the product of the lacY gene of the lac operon. He continues working on transporters at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development and has an active research laboratory. At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Brooker teaches undergraduate courses in biology, genetics, and cell biology. In addition to many other publications, he has written two undergraduate genetics texts published by McGraw Hill.

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