Essential Genetics

Author: Daniel L. Hartl

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449686486

Category: Science

Page: 572

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Updated throughout to reflect the latest discoveries in this fast-paced field, this Sixth Edition, provides an accessible, student-friendly introduction to modern genetics. Designed for the shorter, less comprehensive course, the Sixth Edition presents carefully chosen topics that provide a solid foundation to the basic understanding of gene mutation, expression, and regulation. It goes on to discuss the development and progression of genetics as a field of study within a societal and historical context. The Sixth Edition includes new learning objectives within each chapter which helps students identify what they should know as a result of their studying and highlights the skills they should acquire through various practice problems.
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Essential Genetics and Genomics

Author: Daniel L. Hartl

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284152456

Category: Science

Page: 632

View: 4464

Essential Genetics and Genomics is the ideal textbook for the shorter, less comprehensive genetics course. It presents carefully chosen topics that provide a solid foundation to the basic understanding of gene mutation, expression, and regulation.
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Ending the Mendel-Fisher Controversy

Author: Allan Franklin,A. W. F. Edwards,Daniel J. Fairbanks,Daniel L. Hartl

Publisher: University of Pittsburgh Pre

ISBN: 9780822973409

Category: Science

Page: 330

View: 6800

In 1865, Gregor Mendel presented "Experiments in Plant-Hybridization," the results of his eight-year study of the principles of inheritance through experimentation with pea plants. Overlooked in its day, Mendel's work would later become the foundation of modern genetics. Did his pioneering research follow the rigors of real scientific inquiry, or was Mendel's data too good to be true-the product of doctored statistics? In Ending the Mendel-Fisher Controversy, leading experts present their conclusions on the legendary controversy surrounding the challenge to Mendel's findings by British statistician and biologist R. A. Fisher. In his 1936 paper "Has Mendel's Work Been Rediscovered?" Fisher suggested that Mendel's data could have been falsified in order to support his expectations. Fisher attributed the falsification to an unknown assistant of Mendel's. At the time, Fisher's criticism did not receive wide attention. Yet beginning in 1964, about the time of the centenary of Mendel's paper, scholars began to publicly discuss whether Fisher had successfully proven that Mendel's data was falsified. Since that time, numerous articles, letters, and comments have been published on the controversy. This self-contained volume includes everything the reader will need to know about the subject: an overview of the controversy; the original papers of Mendel and Fisher; four of the most important papers on the debate; and new updates, by the authors, of the latter four papers. Taken together, the authors contend, these voices argue for an end to the controversy-making this book the definitive last word on the subject.
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Genetics

Principles and Analysis

Author: Daniel L. Hartl,Elizabeth W. Jones

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Pub

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 840

View: 8462

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Guide to Research Techniques in Neuroscience

Author: Matt Carter,Jennifer C. Shieh

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080951744

Category: Science

Page: 408

View: 9972

Neuroscience is by definition a multidisciplinary field: some scientists study genes and proteins at the molecular level while others study neural circuitry. A single topic such as the auditory system can be studied using techniques from genetics, imaging, biochemistry, or electrophysiology. A young scientist must learn how to read the primary literature and then develop their own experiments. This book offers that scientist an overview of mainstream research techniques, provides guidelines on how to choose one technique over another, offers tips on analyzing data, and provides a list of references for additional detailed study. This book can also assist an experienced scientist understand published studies conducted outside their own subfield. *Written by Stanford University graduate students in neuroscience to provide a "hands-on" approach for other neuroscience graduate students *Techniques within one field will be compared so that user can select best technique for their experiment *Chapters include references (key articles, books, protocols) for additional detailed study *Data Analysis boxes in each chapter help with data interpretation and offer guidelines on how best to represent results *"Walk-through" boxes guide students through the experiment step-by-step
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Essential Genetics, A Genomics Perspective

Biology, Genetics

Author: CTI Reviews

Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews

ISBN: 1467260924

Category: Education

Page: 90

View: 9619

Facts101 is your complete guide to Essential Genetics, A Genomics Perspective. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.
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Genetics

Author: Daniel L. Hartl,Maryellen Ruvolo

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers

ISBN: 1449626114

Category: Science

Page: 860

View: 8077

The Eighth Edition of Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes provides a clear, balanced, and comprehensive introduction to genetics and genomics at the college level. Expanding upon the key elements that have made this text a success, Hartl has included updates throughout, as well as a new chapter dedicated to genetic evolution. He continues to treat transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and evolutionary genetics as fully integrated subjects and provide students with an unprecedented understanding of the basic process of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. New chapter openers include a new section highlighting scientific competencies, while end-of-chapter Guide to Problem-Solving sections demonstrate the concepts needed to efficiently solve problems and understand the reasoning behind the correct answer. Important Notice: The digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.
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Genomics

Essential Methods

Author: Mike Starkey,Ramnath Elaswarapu

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470711620

Category: Science

Page: 360

View: 9567

Genomics research has made significant advances in recent years. In this book, a team of internationally-renowned researchers share the most up-to-date information in a field that has in recent years switched emphasis from gene identification to functional genomics and the characterization of genes and gene products. This volume approaches this complex subject with a broad perspective to supply the reader with a vital overview of genomics and its derivative fields, with a focus on pivotal issues such as data analysis. Expansive and current, this book is a comprehensive research guide that describes both the key new techniques and more established methods. Every chapter discusses the merits and limitations of the various approaches and then provides selected tried-and-tested protocols, as well as a plethora of good practical advice for immediate use at the bench. Key features: Provides a broad introduction to current practices and techniques for lab-based research in genomics Explains clearly and precisely how to carry out selected techniques in addition to background information on the various approaches Chapters are written by a leading international authorities in the field and cover both well-known and new, tried and tested, methods for working in genomics Includes troubleshooting guide and reviews of alternative techniques An essential laboratory manual for students and researchers at all levels
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Exercise Physiology

Author: Peter B. Raven,David H. Wasserman,William G. Squires,Tinker D. Murray

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495110248

Category: Education

Page: 592

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EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH presents the fundamental concepts of exercise physiology. Students learn the immediate and long-term effects of exercise on physiological systems in the context of the most recent research, including molecular and genetics studies. The text focuses on issues like obesity, diabetes, and metabolic syndrome, and is designed to address the global pandemic of sedentary diseases in all age groups. The examples in the text are integrated throughout and link the principles of exercise physiology to strategies that students can use to apply the science in real-life client situations Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Genetics, Ethics and Education

Author: Susan Bouregy,Elena L. Grigorenko,Stephen R. Latham,Mei Tan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 1107118719

Category: Education

Page: 428

View: 4701

A thorough cross-disciplinary exploration of the implications of genomics-influenced educational practice, for consideration by scientists, practitioners and laypersons alike.
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The Human Genome

Author: Julia E. Richards,R. Scott Hawley

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080918655

Category: Science

Page: 420

View: 7754

Significant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society. Genetic issues are now playing a large role in health and public policy, and new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society. Written for the non-majors human genetics course, Human Genetics, 3E will increase the genetics knowledge of students who are learning about human genetics for the first time. This thorough revision of the best-selling Human Genome,2E includes entirely new chapters on forensics, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, and societal/ethical issues associated with the field. New special features boxes make connections between human genetics and human health and disease. Carefully crafted pedagogy includes chapter-opening case studies that set the stage for each chapter; concept statements interspersed throughout the chapter that keep first-time students focused on key concepts; and end-of-chapter questions and critical thinking activities. This new edition will contribute to creating a genetically literate student population that understands basic biological research, understands elements of the personal and health implications of genetics, and participates effectively in public policy issues involving genetic information . Includes topical material on forensics, disease studies, and the human genome project to engage non-specialist students Full, 4-color illustration program enhances and reinforces key concepts and themes Uniform organization of chapters includes interest boxes that focus on human health and disease, chapter-opening case studies, and concept statements to engage non-specialist readers
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Genomics and Bioethics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements

Interdisciplinary Perspectives, Technologies and Advancements

Author: Hongladarom, Soraj

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 1616928859

Category: Medical

Page: 332

View: 5162

"This book focuses on ethical, social, cultural, and legal implications of genetics, genomics and genetic databanking as they relate to concrete cultural and historical traditions"--Provided by publisher.
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A Primer of Population Genetics

Author: Daniel L. Hartl

Publisher: Sinauer Associates Incorporated

ISBN: 9780878933044

Category: Science

Page: 221

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In response to many requests, the Third Edition of A Primer of Population Genetics has been dramatically shortened and streamlined for greater accessibility. Designed primarily for undergraduates, it will also serve for graduate students and professionals in biology and other sciences who desire a concise but comprehensive overview of the field with a primary focus on the integration of experimental results with theory. The abundance of experimental data generated by the use of molecular methods to study genetic polymorphisms sparked a transformation in the field of population genetics. Present in virtually all organisms, molecular polymorphisms allow populations to be studied without regard to species or habitat, and without the need for controlled crosses, mutant genes, or for any prior genetic studies. Thus a familiarity with population genetics has become essential for any biologist whose work is at the population level. These fields include evolution, ecology, systematics, plant breeding, animal breeding, conservation and wildlife management, human genetics, and anthropology. Population genetics seeks to understand the causes of genetic differences within and among species, and molecular biology provides a rich repertoire of techniques for identifying these differences.
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Gene Discovery Lab

Author: Philip N. Benfey

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780534377175

Category: Science

Page: 93

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This molecular techniques CD-ROM/web site provides a virtual laboratory environment that allows users to explore concepts by simulating molecular techniques. Exciting, interactive, and visual, the GENE DISCOVERY LABORATORY CD-ROM/WEB SITE augments or even replaces a molecular lab course.The program's realistic simulations allow users to conduct experiments they wouldn't otherwise be able to perform, due to time constraints, replication constraints, or lack of the proper facilities.
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Genomic and Personalized Medicine

Author: N.A

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0123822289

Category: Science

Page: 1350

View: 8756

Genomic and Personalized Medicine, Second Edition — winner of a 2013 Highly Commended BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine — is a major discussion of the structure, history, and applications of the field, as it emerges from the campus and lab into clinical action. As with the first edition, leading experts review the development of the new science, the current opportunities for genome-based analysis in healthcare, and the potential of genomic medicine in future healthcare. The inclusion of the latest information on diagnostic testing, population screening, disease susceptability, and pharmacogenomics makes this work an ideal companion for the many stakeholders of genomic and personalized medicine. With advancing knowledge of the genome across and outside protein-coding regions of DNA, new comprehension of genomic variation and frequencies across populations, the elucidation of advanced strategic approaches to genomic study, and above all in the elaboration of next-generation sequencing, genomic medicine has begun to achieve the much-vaunted transformative health outcomes of the Human Genome Project, almost a decade after its official completion in April 2003. Highly Commended 2013 BMA Medical Book Award for Medicine More than 100 chapters, from leading researchers, review the many impacts of genomic discoveries in clinical action, including 63 chapters new to this edition Discusses state-of-the-art genome technologies, including population screening, novel diagnostics, and gene-based therapeutics Wide and inclusive discussion encompasses the formidable ethical, legal, regulatory and social challenges related to the evolving practice of genomic medicine Clearly and beautifully illustrated with 280 color figures, and many thousands of references for further reading and deeper analysis
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Cell of Cells

The Global Race to Capture and Control the Stem Cell

Author: Cynthia Fox

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 9780393058772

Category: Medical

Page: 546

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Offers an illuminating study of the global reality and potential of stem cell therapy and research, examining the revolutionary influence on both the human body and on international politics of this extensive experimentation with the technology around the world. 15,000 first printing.
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The Selfish Gene

Author: Richard Dawkins

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 9780192860927

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 352

View: 4451

An ethologist shows man to be a gene machine whose world is one of savage competition and deceit
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Genomic Medicine in Emerging Economies

Genomics for Every Nation

Author: George Patrinos,Catalina Correa-Lopez

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780128115312

Category:

Page: 208

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Genomic Medicine in Resource-limited Countries: Genomics for Every Nation provides in-depth analysis and key examples of the implementation of medical genomics in low-income nations across the globe, demonstrating how this advancing medical science has not only transformed health systems, but also led to improved patient care in Indonesian, Nepalese, Chilean, Malaysian, Tanzanian, Argentinian, Chinese, Sri Lankan and Columbian populations, among others. In addition to defining tools, diagnostics and treatment pathways at the population-wide level for medical geneticists, genomic researchers and public health workers, this book offers a case-study based approach that helps users understand how genomic medicine is used in disease-management. Examines essential concepts and protocols, and economic, social and legal considerations related to the implementation of genomic medicine in resource-limited nations Features concrete success stories of the implementation of medical genomics in Indonesian, Nepalese, Chilean, Malaysian, Tanzanian, Argentinian, Chinese, Sri Lankan and Columbian populations, amongst others Provides tools, diagnostics and treatment pathways for medical geneticists, genomic researchers and public health workers to apply in their own work Establishes clear precedents on how genomic technologies can be accessed by nations with limited means and financial support for healthcare
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Microbial Population Genetics

Author: Jianping Xu

Publisher: Horizon Scientific Press

ISBN: 190445559X

Category: Science

Page: 213

View: 1166

Microbial population genetics is a rapidly advancing field of investigation with relevance to many areas of science. The subject encompasses theoretical issues, such as the origins and evolution of species, sex, and recombination. Population genetics lays the foundations for tracking the origin and evolution of antibiotic resistance and deadly infectious pathogens and is also an essential tool in the utilization of beneficial microbes. This invaluable book, written by leading researchers in the field, details the current major advances in microbial population genetics and genomics. Distinguished international scientists introduce fundamental concepts, describe genetic tools, and comprehensively review recent data from SNP surveys, whole-genome DNA sequences, and microarray hybridizations. The chapters cover broad groups of microorganisms including viruses, bacteria, archaea, fungi, protozoa, and algae. A major focus is the application of molecular tools in the study of genetic variation. Topics covered include microbial systematics, comparative microbial genomics, horizontal gene transfer, pathogenic bacteria, nitrogen-fixing bacteria, cyanobacteria, microalgae, fungi, malaria parasites, viral pathogens, and metagenomics. Microbial Population Genetics is an essential volume for everyone interested in population genetics, and it is highly recommended reading for all microbiologists.
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