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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. Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this briefer genetics text. He employs the use of experimentation and stresses the fundamentals of the Scientific Method in presenting genetics concepts, then further engages the reader through the use of formative assessment to assist the student in understanding the core genetic principles.
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 Eukaryotes
19 Gene Mutation and DNA Repair
PART V GENETIC TECHNOLOGIES
20 Molecular Technologies
22 Medical Genetics and Cancer
23 Population Genetics
24 Quantitative Genetics
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