Concepts of Genetics and Student Companion Website Access Card PackageInternational Edition
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For one or two term courses in genetics in the departments of Biology, Zoology, Agriculture or Health Science.
Part One Genes, Chromosomes, and Heredity
1 Introduction to Genetics 1
2 Mitosis and Meiosis 17
3 Mendelian Genetics 39
4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics 66
5 Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes 100
6 Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages 137
7 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes 165
8 Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Chromosome Number and Arrangement 187
9 Extranuclear Inheritance 214
Part Two DNA: Structure, Replication, and Variation
10 DNA Structure and Analysis 231
11 DNA Replication and Recombination 263
12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes 286
Part Three Expression and Regulation of Genetic Information
13 The Genetic Code and Transcription 306
14 Translation and Proteins 334
15 Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and Transposition 361
16 Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes 392
17 Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes 411
18 Cell Cycle Regulation and Cancer 434
Part Four Genomic Analysis
19 Recombinant DNA Technology 457
20 Genomics and Proteomics 484
21 Dissection of Gene Function: Mutational Analysis in Model Organisms 516
22 Applications and Ethics of Biotechnology 549
Part Five Genetics of Organisms and Populations
23 Developmental Genetics of Model Organisms 575
24 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits 599
25 Population Genetics 617
26 Evolutionary Genetics 640
27 Conservation Genetics 663
Appendix A Glossary A-1
Appendix B Answers to Selected Problems A-17
Emphasis on problem solving skills
NEW: “Now Solve This” – Directs students to a problem at the end of the chapter that is related to the previous discussion while providing a hint at how to solve the problem.
“Insights and Solutions” sections – Found at the end of the chapter, these strengthen students’ problem solving skills by showing step-by-step solutions and rationales to select problems.
Problems and Discussion Questions – Found at the end of every chapter, this edition contains over 200 new problems ranging in difficulty for students, including many new “Extra Spicy Problems”
Companion Web Site with GradeTracker – provides students with an on-line place for review and practice. GradeTracker tracks their progress throughout the semester so they can focus on the areas that they need the most help.Emphasis on science as a way of illustrating how we know what we know
“How Do We Know” – This new feature ask students to reflect on the experimental basis of important findings to more fully understand rather than just memorize the conclusions drawn from research.
Unique “flow diagrams” – Highlight the processes of landmark experiments that established the major concepts in genetics.
“Genetics, Technology, and Society” Essays – Reflect recent findings in genetics and their impact on society.