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
TEFOD
Dewey number
576.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155
LC item number
.R66 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • handbooks
Series statement
--For dummies
Label
Genetics for dummies, by Tara Rodden Robinson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. I. 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 -- pt. II. 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 -- pt. III. 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 -- pt. IV. 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 -- pt. V. The part of tens. Ten defining events in genetics -- Ten hot issues in genetics -- Ten hard-to-believe genetics stories
Control code
ocn680048826
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 366 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780470634462
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 10.1002/9781118269275
  • f95f020e-12ac-47f7-b5fc-e6d1a7691409
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33703723
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)680048826
  • wiley0470634464

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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