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Concepts of Genetics (9th Edition)

Concepts of Genetics (9th Edition)
Author: William S. Klug - Michael R. Cummings - Charlotte
ISBN 13: 9780321524041
ISBN 10: 321524047
Edition: 9
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2008-02-16
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 876
List Price: $192.20

Known for its focus on concepts and problem-solving, this best-selling book has been extensively updated with new coverage of genomics, bioinformatics, proteomics and more. Concepts of Genetics, 9/e is written in a clear and accessible style for readers.

Introduction to Genetics, Mitosis and Meiosis, Mendelian Genetics, Extensions of Mendelian Ratios, Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes, Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and Bacteriophages, Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes, Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Chromosome Number and Arrangement, Extranuclear Inheritance, DNA Structure and Analysis, DNA Replication and Recombination, DNA Organization in Chromosomes, Recombinant DNATechnology and Gene Cloning, The Genetic Code and Transcription, Translation and Proteins, Gene Mutation and DNA Repair, Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes, Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes, Developmental Genetics of Model Organisms, Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle, Genomics, Proteomics, and Bioinformatics, Genome Dynamics: Transposons, Immunogenetics, and Eukaryotic Viruses, Genomic Analysis--Dissection of Gene Function, Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial Traits, Genetics and Behavior, Population Genetics, Evolutionary Genetics, Conservation Genetics. Intended for those interested in learning the basics of genetics


The new edition (dates of previous editions are not specified) represents a substantial revision, including the redoing of all artwork in color and the inclusion of many new photographs and micrographs. Concepts are emphasized over excessive detail in the coverage of heredity and phenotype, the molecular basis of heredity, and the organization and regulation of genetic information. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)