Concepts of Genetics, Global Edition VitalSource eText (11e) : 9781292077277

Concepts of Genetics, Global Edition VitalSource eText (11e)

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About the book

For all introductory genetics courses.

Relevant, Conceptual, Cutting-edge

Concepts of Genetics, Eleventh Edition emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. The best-selling text has a strong problem-solving approach, and this edition has been extensively updated with relevant, cutting-edge coverage of emerging topics in genetics.

Table of contents
Part One

Genes, ChromOsomes, and Heredity

1 Introduction to Genetics

2 Mitosis and Meiosis

3 Mendelian Genetics

4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics

5 Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes

6 Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and


7 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes

8 Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement

9 Extranuclear Inheritance

Part Two

DNA: Structure, Replication, and Variation

10 DNA Structure and Analysis

11 DNA Replication and Recombination

12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes

Part Three

Gene Expression, Regulation, and Development

13 The Genetic Code and Transcription

14 Translation and Proteins

15 Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and


16 Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes

17 Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

18 Developmental Genetics

19 Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle

Part Four


20 Recombinant DNA Technology

21 Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics

22 Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology

Part Five

Genetics of Organisms and Populations

23 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial


24 Neurogenetics

25 Population and Evolutionary Genetics

Special Topics in Modern Genetics

1 Epigenetics

2 Emerging Roles of RNA

3 DNA Forensics

4 Genomics and Personalized Medicine

5 Genetically Modified Foods

6 Gene Therapy

Appendix A Selected Readings A-1

Appendix B Answers XX

Glossary G-1

Credits XX

Index XX
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