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|Author||: Karvita B. Ahluwalia|
|Editor||: New Age International|
About the Book: Endeavours to make this seemingly difficult subject understandable and enjoyable for the readers. It provides an account of classical and modern genetics with new developments in the field. The scope of each chapter has been broadened enough to provide information on historical landmarks as well as of new facts from current issues of major journals. Chapters on gene transcription, regulation, human genetics, recombinant DNA and genomics have been given special attention to create awareness about future areas in this growing field. Experimental work is supported by methodologie.
|Author||: G.P. PAL|
|Editor||: AITBS Publishers India|
The subject of genetics is gaining utmost importance in the medical science. However, most of the medical students find this subject difficult to understand and therefore, neglect it. The aim of this book is to present the text in such a way that it provides the clear and conceptual understanding of the subject. A simple and concise account of the genetic basis of various diseases, cancers and embryonic development is given to make the subject directly applicable to the medical science. It is hoped that the undergraduate and postgraduate students of medical science and clinicians will find this book interesting and useful.
|Author||: Philip Meneely,Rachel Dawes Hoang,Katherine Heston,Iruka N. Okeke|
|Editor||: Oxford University Press|
Recent advances that allow scientists to quickly and accurately sequence a genome have revolutionized our view of the structure and function of genes as well as our understanding of evolution. A new era of genetics is underway, one that allows us to fully embrace Dobzhansky's famous statement that "Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution". Genetics: Genes, Genomes, and Evolution presents the fundamental principles of genetics and molecular biology from an evolutionary perspective as informed by genome analysis. By using what has been learned from the analyses of bacterial and eukaryotic genomes as its basis, the book unites evolution, genomics, and genetics in one narrative approach. Genomic analysis is inherently both molecular and evolutionary, and every chapter is approached from this unified perspective. Similarly, genomic studies have provided a deeper appreciation of the profound relationships between all organisms - something reflected in the book's integrated discussion of bacterial and eukaryotic evolution, genetics and genomics. It is an approach that provides students with a uniquely flexible and contemporary view of genetics, genomics, and evolution. Online Resource Centre: - Video tutorials: a series of videos that provide deeper, step-by-step explanations of a range of topics featured in the text. - Flashcards: electronic flashcards covering the key terms from the text. For registered adopters of the text: - Digital image library: Includes electronic files in PowerPoint format of every illustration, photo, graph and table from the text - Lecture notes: Editable lecture notes in PowerPoint format for each chapter help make preparing lectures faster and easier than ever. Each chapter's presentation includes a succinct outline of key concepts, and incorporates the graphics from the chapter - Library of exam-style questions: a suite of questions from which you can pick potential assignments and exams. - Test bank of multiple-choice questions: a ready-made electronic testing resource that can be customized by lecturers and delivered via their institution's virtual learning environment. - Solutions to all questions featured in the book: solutions written by the authors help make the grading of homework assignments easier. - Journal Clubs: a series of questions that guide your students through the reading and interpretation of a research paper that relates to the subject matter of a given chapter. Each Journal club includes model answers for lecturers. - Instructor's guide: The instructor's guide discusses the educational approach taken by Genetics: Genes, Genomes, and Evolution in more detail, why this approach has been taken, what benefits it offers, and how it can be adopted in your class.
|Author||: World Health Organization|
This is the third volume in the new World Health Organization series on histological and genetic typing of tumours. Tumours of the haematopoietic and lymphoid tissues are covered. This was a collaborative project of the European Association for Haematolpathology and the Society for Haematopathology and others. The WHO classification is based on the principles defined in the Revised European-American Classification of Lymphoid Neoplasms (REAL) classification. Over 50 pathologists from around the world were involved in the project and proponents of all major lymphoma and leukaemia classifications have agreed to accept the WHO as the standard classification of haematological malignancies. So this classification represents the first true world wide concensus of haematologic malignancies. Colour photographs, magnetic resonance and ultrasound images and CT scans are included.
|Author||: Valery E. Forbes|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
This first volume in the series provides a detailed treatment in ecotoxicology and stresses why genetics is important in understanding if and how chemical contaminants affect populations. Written by an array of international contributors from various fields covering mammals, invertebrates, fish, plants, as well as molecular ecotoxicology, this book considers both ecological/evolutionary consequences and practical implications of the interplay between chemical toxicants and the genetic population. In broadening the understanding of ecological response, this resource ranges from molecular to classical genetics, from plant to animal, from asexual to sexual, touching on some fundamental issues of evolutionary biology. In addition, gaps in our present understanding of genetic and ecotoxicological processes and future research directions have been identified.
|Author||: Sarah Stauffer,Aaron Gardner,Wilko Duprez,Dewi Ayu Kencana Ungu,Philip Wismer|
|Editor||: Springer Spektrum|
This textbook helps you to prepare for both your next exams and practical courses by combining theory with virtual lab simulations. With the “Labster Virtual Lab Experiments” book series you have the unique opportunity to apply your newly acquired knowledge in an interactive learning game that simulates common laboratory experiments. Try out different techniques and work with machines that you otherwise wouldn’t have access to. In this volume on “Basic Genetics” you will learn how to work in a laboratory with genetic background and the fundamental theoretical concepts of the following topics: Mendelian Inheritance Polymerase Chain Reaction Animal Genetics Gene Expression Gene Regulation In each chapter, you will be introduced to the basic knowledge as well as one virtual lab simulation with a true-to-life challenge. Following a theory section, you will be able to play the corresponding simulation. Each simulation includes quiz questions to reinforce your understanding of the covered topics. 3D animations will show you molecular processes not otherwise visible to the human eye. If you have purchased a printed copy of this book, you get free access to five simulations for the duration of six months. If you’re using the e-book version, you can sign up and buy access to the simulations at www.labster.com/springer. If you like this book, try out other topics in this series, including “Basic Biology”, “Basic Biochemistry”, and “Genetics of Human Diseases”.
|Author||: Dr Regine Andersen|
|Editor||: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.|
Plant genetic diversity is crucial to the breeding of food crops and is therefore a central precondition for food security. Diverse genetic resources provide the genetic traits required to deal with crop pests and diseases, as well as changing climate conditions. Plant genetic diversity is also essential for traditional small-scale farming, and is therefore an indispensable factor in the fight against poverty. However, the diversity of domesticated plant varieties is disappearing at an alarming rate while interest in the commercial use of genetic resources has increased in line with bio-technologies, followed by demands for intellectual property rights. This important book contributes to our understanding of how international regimes affect the management of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in developing countries. It identifies entry points to shape a better governance of agrobiodiversity and provides the first comprehensive analysis of how the international agreements pertaining to crop genetic resources affect the management of these vital resources for food security and poverty eradication in developing countries.
|Author||: Genetic Alliance,New York-Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetic and Newborn Screening Services|
The purpose of this manual is to provide an educational genetics resource for individuals, families, and health professionals in the New York - Mid-Atlantic region and increase awareness of specialty care in genetics. The manual begins with a basic introduction to genetics concepts, followed by a description of the different types and applications of genetic tests. It also provides information about diagnosis of genetic disease, family history, newborn screening, and genetic counseling. Resources are included to assist in patient care, patient and professional education, and identification of specialty genetics services within the New York - Mid-Atlantic region. At the end of each section, a list of references is provided for additional information. Appendices can be copied for reference and offered to patients. These take-home resources are critical to helping both providers and patients understand some of the basic concepts and applications of genetics and genomics.
|Author||: Anthony W. F. Edwards|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Foundations of Mathematical Genetics is a definitive account of the origins of modern mathematical population genetics, a topic that has been all too often neglected by other textbooks. In this new edition, Dr Edwards extends his classic work with a new chapter on the fundamental theorem of natural selection. Advanced students of mathematical genetics and those interested in the history of the subject will find it a clear exposition of the mathematical underpinnings of population genetics.
|Author||: Armando Caballero|
|Editor||: Cambridge University Press|
Quantitative genetics is the study of continuously varying traits which make up the majority of biological attributes of evolutionary and commercial interest. This book provides a much-needed up-to-date, in-depth yet accessible text for the field. In lucid language, the author guides readers through the main concepts of population and quantitative genetics and their applications. It is written to be approachable to even those without a strong mathematical background, including applied examples, a glossary of key terms, and problems and solutions to support students in grasping important theoretical developments and their relevance to real-world biology. An engaging, must-have textbook for advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students. Given its applied focus, it also equips researchers in genetics, genomics, evolutionary biology, animal and plant breeding, and conservation genetics with the understanding and tools for genetic improvement, comprehension of the genetic basis of human diseases, and conservation of biological resources.
|Author||: Richard Kowles|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
This book helps readers to understand the analysis of genetic problems. Many students have a great deal of difficulty doing genetic analysis; this book emphasizes solutions, not just answers. The strategy is to provide the reader with the essential steps and the reasoning involved in conducting the analysis. Throughout the book, an attempt is made to present a balanced account of genetics. Topics center on Mendelian, cytogenetic, molecular, quantitative, and population genetics, with a few more specialized areas. Where relevant, the appropriate statistics necessary to make the analyses are provided.
|Author||: Edward A. Birge|
|Editor||: Springer Science & Business Media|
A comprehensive introduction to this rapidly advancing subject. This fourth edition has been extensively revised and reorganized to reflect advances in the field. All of the major topics in modern bacterial and bacteriophage genetics are presented, including mutations and mutagenesis; genetics of lytic and temperate bacterial viruses; transduction; genetic transformation; conjugation and plasmids; regulatory systems; recombination and repair; probability analysis in bacterial genetic experiments; applied basic genetics; evolutionary genetics. This new edition includes a greater discussion of evolutionary issues and contains problem sets at the ends of each chapter to test students'understanding.
|Author||: Kaja Finkler|
|Editor||: University of Pennsylvania Press|
Over the past several decades there has been an explosion of interest in genetics and genetic inheritance within both the research community and the mass media. The science of genetics now forecasts great advances in alleviating disease and prolonging human life, placing the family and kin group under the spotlight. In Experiencing the New Genetics, Kaja Finkler argues that the often uncritical presentation of research on genetic inheritance as well as the attitudes of some in the biomedical establishment contribute to a "genetic essentialism," a new genetic determinism, and the medicalization of kinship in American society. She explores some of the social and cultural consequences of this phenomenon. Finkler discovers that the new genetics can turn a healthy person into a perpetual patient, complicate the redefinition of the family that has been occurring in American society for the past few decades, and lead to the abdication of responsibility for addressing the problem of unhealthy environmental conditions. Experiencing the New Genetics will assist scholars and general readers alike in making sense of this timely and multifaceted issue.
|Author||: William S. Klug|
|Editor||: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company|
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
|Author||: Charles J Mode|
|Editor||: World Scientific Publishing Company|
The book gives an overview of developments in Quantitative Genetics and variance component analysis in an era of Big Data and Sequenced Genomes. It provides a detailed description of a direct method of estimation that will be a useful means of extracting information from a large set of data that was inconceivable 10 to 20 years ago. The book is a combination of a history of variance component analysis and a forward looking view as to how direct methods of estimation arise from the availability of big data sets and sequenced genomes of each individual in the sample. Many papers and books on quantitative genetics versions of the general linear model from statistics are useful for analyzing the data, using relatively small sets of data. In this book, new methods of direct estimation are introduced and analyzed that are appropriate for an era of big sets of data and sequences genomes. These direct methods of estimation are based on taking conditional expectations rather the methods of least squares that characterize many applications of the general linear model of statistics. Request Inspection Copy
|Author||: Sudhir Karl Narang|
|Editor||: CRC Press|
Written by experts in the fields of insect pest genetics, the genetics of biological control organisms, and the application of biological control, this book provides the first up-to-date summary of the genetic literature on the genetics of arthropod biological control agents. It identifies successful programs and also gaps and needs in research, research constraints, and possible research approaches in this important field of pest control. The power and applicability of new genetic and molecular biology methods have created new and exciting possibilities to greatly improve the effectiveness of traditional biological control programs. This book provides essential information about the state-of-the-art application of these new methods. It explains how biological control procedures can be improved, covers methods for selecting pesticide-resistant strains of natural enemies, and looks at methods for maintaining genetic diversity and quality control during the rearing of biological control agents in the laboratory. The book also provides information regarding the application of powerful PCR methods for taxonomic identification of strains and species of biocontrol agents.
|Author||: Daniel L. Hartl|
|Editor||: Sinauer Associates, Incorporated|
The use of molecular methods to study genetic polymorphisms has made a familiarity with population genetics essential for any biologist whose work is at the population level. A Primer of Population Genetics, Third Edition provides a concise but comprehensive introduction to population genetics. The four chapters of the book address genetic variation, the causes of evolution, molecular population genetics, and the genetic architecture of complex traits. Chapter-end problems reinforce ideas and, while there are some equations, the emphasis is on explanation rather than derivation.