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The Gist of Genetics: Guide to Learning and Review

Author(s): Rowland H. Davis, University of California, Irvine, California
Stephen G. Weller, University of California, Irvine, California
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763707453
  • ISBN-10:0763707457
  • Paperback    250 pages      © 1998
Price: $134.95 US List
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The complete coverage of this book makes it an ideal companion for students of genetics. Its organization complements any standard undergraduate textbook. Core material is presented in outline form, making it easier to digest and review key concepts. Coverage of the basic phenomenology of inheritance, genetic analysis, and genetic logic and rationales will be appropriate for every student taking a course in genetics. Additionally, review questions and problems, with answers, appear at the end of each chapter.

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Outline form makes important concepts easy to find and quick to review.
Includes a full glossary and index for quick access to key definitions and concepts.
Illustrations and tables summarize related information – especially useful for review.
Extensive practice problems and review questions are provided, with answers, for self-check.
Organization complements standard genetics textbooks.
Can be packaged with Hartl/Jones, Genetics: Principles and Analysis, 4/e and Essential Genetics, 2/e at a special discount! Please call your Jones and Bartlett sales consultant at (800) 832-0034 for details.
Preface
1. Replication and DNA
2. Asexual Reproduction and DNA Distribution
3. Sexual Reproduction: Life Cycles and Meiosis
4. Segregation in Diploids: F1, F2, and Testcrosses
5. Independent Assortment
6. Genes, Proteins, Mutations, and Dominance
7. Modified Genetic Ratios: Gene Interaction
8. Sex Linkage
9. Linkage and Crossing Over
10. Chromosomal Variation and Sex Determination
11. Summary of Inheritance Patterns and Problem Solving
12. Population Genetics and Evolution
13. Quantitative Genetics
14. Extranuclear Inheritance
15. Messenger RNA and Protein Synthesis
16. The Mutational Process
17. Allelism and Analysis of Complex Functions
18. Bacterial and Bacteriophage Genetics
19. Regulation of Gene Activity
20. Genetic Engineering
Glossary
Index

Rowland H. Davis-University of California, Irvine, California

Stephen G. Weller-University of California, Irvine, California

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