Concepts of Genetics
Pearson presents the Eleventh Edition of Concepts of Genetics—a text now entering its fourth decade of providing support for students studying in this field, has occasioned still another fresh look. In addition to the normal updating that is inevitably required, this new edition focusses on the need to increase the opportunities for instructors and students to engage in active and cooperative learning approaches and the need to provide more comprehensive, cutting-edge coverage of important and emerging topics in genetics. This edition emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics and a strong problem-solving approach, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis.
Table of Content
"1 Introduction to Genetics
2 Mitosis and Meiosis
3 Mendelian Genetics
4 Extensions of Mendelian Genetics
5 Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes
6 Genetic Analysis and Mapping in Bacteria and
7 Sex Determination and Sex Chromosomes
8 Chromosome Mutations: Variation in Number and Arrangement
9 Extranuclear Inheritance
DNA: Structure, Replication, and Variation
10 DNA Structure and Analysis
11 DNA Replication and Recombination
12 DNA Organization in Chromosomes
Gene Expression, Regulation, and Development
13 The Genetic Code and Transcription
14 Translation and Proteins
15 Gene Mutation, DNA Repair, and
16 Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
17 Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
18 Developmental Genetics
19 Cancer and Regulation of the Cell Cycle
20 Recombinant DNA Technology
21 Genomics, Bioinformatics, and Proteomics
22 Applications and Ethics of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology
Genetics of Organisms and Populations
23 Quantitative Genetics and Multifactorial
25 Population and Evolutionary Genetics"
"1. Modern Approaches to Understanding Gene Function feature challenges students to understand how modern gene targeting approaches have dramatically advanced our understanding of gene function.
2. Evolving Concept of the Gene is a short feature, integrated in appropriate chapters, that highlights how scientists' understanding of what a gene is has changed over time.
3. Three new Special Topics in Modern Genetics mini-chapters explore cutting-edge topics, including updated content on Emerging Roles of RNA, Genetically Modified Foods, and Gene Therapy.
4. Neurogenetics has been completely reworked and redefined to reflect the wealth of information regarding the impact of genetics on the field of neurobiology, linking genetic analysis to brain function and brain disorders."