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Genetic Analysis : Principles, Scope and Objectives - John R. S. Fincham

Genetic Analysis

Principles, Scope and Objectives

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Published: 5th December 1994
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Authored by a very eminent geneticist, this text gives students a thorough appreciation of the development and potential of analytical genetic techniques. Beginning with a consideration of both the classical Mendelian and the molecular biological aspects of genetic analysis, the book goes on to discuss progress in three key areas of genetics. Firstly the elucidation of the detailed structure and overall organization of the genome, secondly the way that genetic differences at the molecular level account for heritable variation in populations, and finally an explanation of how the genes control the metabolism and development of the whole organism. Professor Fincham takes as his theme the links between classical and molecular genetics, and throughout the book shows how the combination of these two approaches can be a powerful tool for the advancement of genetic research. <ul> <li>A clear and simple text from one of the world's leading geneticists <li>Abundant and innovative illustrations <li>Links classical Mendelian genetics with the new molecular genetic techniques </ul>

Preface.

Introduction: The Expanding Scope Of Genetics.

1 Dissecting the Genome Using Natural Genetic Systems.

2 From Mutations to Genes.

3 The Gene as DNA Sequence.

4 The Evolving Concept of the Gene.

5 Analysis of the Whole Genome.

6 Accounting for Heritable Variation.

7 Gene Interactions and the Genetic Programme.

Index.

ISBN: 9780632036592
ISBN-10: 0632036591
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 240
Published: 5th December 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 246.26 x 186.84  x 14.21
Weight (kg): 0.42
Edition Number: 1