About the Book
This title covers the full spectrum of this most important science. Major themes include: Inheritance, from Mendel to the present Genes and chromosomes, with full exploration of how genes work in the cell Genetic diseases, including hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and more than a dozen other common and well-known genetic disorders, plus how genes influence cancer, mental illness, and other complex disorders Biotechnology, with special emphasis on lab techniques now in use in many high school classes, including eletrophoresis, restriction enzymes, and gene cloning Ethical, legal, and social issues, including genetically modified foods and cloning History of genetics, with both biographies and histories of major themes in genetics Careers
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780028656069
Publisher: MacMillan Reference Library
Publisher Imprint: MacMillan Reference Library
Depth: 95
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 129 mm
Width: 266 mm
ISBN-10: 0028656067
Publisher Date: 08 Nov 2002
Binding: Hardback
Height: 337 mm
No of Pages: 4
Series Title: MacMillan Science Library
Weight: 5357.2 gr
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