Genetics Demystified 1 9780071459303 Publisher's Note: Products purchased from Third Party sellers are not guaranteed by the publisher for quality, authenticity, or access to any online entitlements included with the product. There’s no easier, faster, or more practical way to learn the really tough subjects Genetics Demystified offers an up-to-date, highly readable explanation of the basic principles of genetics, covering key topics such as human genetics, DNA, heredity, mutations, traits, chromosomes, and much more. This self-teaching guide comes complete with key points, background information, quizzes at the end of each chapter, and even a final exam. Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, this is a lively and entertaining brush-up, introductory text, or classroom supplement.
Genetics Demystified

Genetics Demystified

1st Edition
By Edward Willett
ISBN10: 0071459308
ISBN13: 9780071459303
Copyright: 2006

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Chapter 1: Mendelism and Classical Genetics

Chapter 2: The Cell -- The Basic Unit of Life

Chapter 3: DNA -- The Chemical Basis of Heredity

Chapter 4: Chromosomes -- Organized DNA

Chapter 5: Traits -- How Genes Are Expressed

Chapter 6: Genomes -- Reading the Genetic Code

Chapter 7: Mutations -- Misreading the Code

Chapter 8: Cancer -- Genetics Gone Awry

Chapter 9: Bacteria -- A Different Way of Doing Things

Chapter 10: Organelles -- Genetics Outside the Nucleus

Chapter 11: Viruses -- Hijacking Heredity

Chapter 12: Genetic Engineering -- Sculpting the Code

Chapter 13: Evolution -- Change Driven by Genetics

Chapter 14: Humans -- How Genetics Affect Us






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Edward Willett

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