Primer of genetic analysis : a problems approach [E-Book] / James N. Thompson, Jr. [and others].
Thompson, James N., (author)
Third edition.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008
1 online resource (xi, 312 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Overview of genetic organization and scale
  • Mitosis and meiosis
  • Nucleic acids: DNA and RNA
  • Basic mendelian genetics
  • Probability and chi square
  • Sex linkage and gene interactions
  • Pedigree analysis
  • Overview of basic statistical testing
  • Quantitative inheritance
  • Overview of genetic mapping
  • Assessing chromosome linkage relationships
  • Linkage and mapping in diploids
  • Mapping in bacteria and viruses
  • Overview of types of genetic change
  • Gene mutation
  • Changes in chromosome number and structure
  • Protein synthesis and the genetic code
  • Gene regulation and development
  • Overview of molecular biology techniques
  • DNA mapping and human genome analysis
  • Basic population genetics
  • Selection and evolution
  • Practice tests
  • Answers to practice tests and crossword puzzles
  • Landmarks in the history of genetics.