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The Resource Genetics for dummies, by Tara Rodden Robinson

Genetics for dummies, by Tara Rodden Robinson

Label
Genetics for dummies
Title
Genetics for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Tara Rodden Robinson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A practical guide that gets you up to speed on all the fundamentals and the most recent discoveries in genetics, in easy-to-understand terms. You'll see how people are applying genetic science to fight disease, develop new products, solve crimes-- and even clone cats!
Member of
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Robinson, T. R.
Dewey number
576.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155
LC item number
.R66 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
--For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • Medical genetics
  • Human genetics
Label
Genetics for dummies, by Tara Rodden Robinson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2005
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lowdown on genetics : just the basics. What genetics is and why you need to know some ; Basic cell biology ; Visualize peas : discovering the laws of inheritance ; Law enforcement : Mendel's laws applied to complex traits ; Differences matter : the genetics of sex -- DNA : the genetic material. DNA, the basis of life ; Replication : copying your DNA ; Sequencing your DNA ; RNA : DNA's close cousin ; Translating the genetic code ; Gene expression : what a cute pair of genes -- Genetics and your health. Genetic counseling ; Mutation and inherited diseases : things you can't change ; Taking a closer look at the genetics of cancer ; Chromosome disorders : it's all a numbers game ; Treating genetic disorders with gene therapy -- Genetics and your world. Tracing human history and the future of the planet ; Solving mysteries using DNA ; Genetic makeovers : fitting new genes into plants and animals ; Cloning : you're one of a kind ; Giving ethical considerations their due -- The part of tens. Ten defining events in genetics ; Ten hot issues in genetics ; Ten hard-to-believe genetics stories
Control code
1252169
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xvi, 366 pages
Isbn
9780470551745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010924590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1252169
  • (OCoLC)460062342
Label
Genetics for dummies, by Tara Rodden Robinson
Publication
Note
  • Previous ed.: 2005
  • Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The lowdown on genetics : just the basics. What genetics is and why you need to know some ; Basic cell biology ; Visualize peas : discovering the laws of inheritance ; Law enforcement : Mendel's laws applied to complex traits ; Differences matter : the genetics of sex -- DNA : the genetic material. DNA, the basis of life ; Replication : copying your DNA ; Sequencing your DNA ; RNA : DNA's close cousin ; Translating the genetic code ; Gene expression : what a cute pair of genes -- Genetics and your health. Genetic counseling ; Mutation and inherited diseases : things you can't change ; Taking a closer look at the genetics of cancer ; Chromosome disorders : it's all a numbers game ; Treating genetic disorders with gene therapy -- Genetics and your world. Tracing human history and the future of the planet ; Solving mysteries using DNA ; Genetic makeovers : fitting new genes into plants and animals ; Cloning : you're one of a kind ; Giving ethical considerations their due -- The part of tens. Ten defining events in genetics ; Ten hot issues in genetics ; Ten hard-to-believe genetics stories
Control code
1252169
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Second edition
Extent
xvi, 366 pages
Isbn
9780470551745
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2010924590
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1252169
  • (OCoLC)460062342

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