Genetics

by René Fester Kratz PhD Lisa J Spock PhD CGC
Book - 2024

Evolve your knowledge of the fast-moving world of genetic research. Genetics For Dummies shines a light on the fascinating field of genetics, helping you gain a greater understanding of how genetics factors into everyday life. Perfect as a supplement to a genetics course or as an intro for the curious, this book is packed with easy-to-understand explanations of the key concepts, including an overview of cell biology. You'll also find tons of coverage of recent discoveries in the field, plus info on how genetics can affect your health and wellbeing. Whole-genome sequencing, genetic disease treatments, exploring your ancestry, non-invasive prenatal testing--it's all here, in the friendly and relatable Dummies style you love... Genetics For Dummies is great for students of the biological sciences, and for the genetically curious everywhere.

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Kratz, René Fester (Author), Spock, Lisa Cushman (Author)
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2024]
Edition:4th edition.
Series:--For dummies.
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505 0 |a Introduction -- Part 1: The lowdown on genetics: just the basics. Welcome to genetics : just about everyone loves a good pair of genes -- Basic cell biology -- Visualize peas : discovering the laws of inheritance -- Law enforcement : Mendel's laws applied to complex traits -- Part 2: DNA: the genetic material. DNA : the pattern of life -- Chromosomes : the big picture -- Replication : a copy machine for DNA -- Transcription : getting instructions from DNA -- Translating the genetic code -- Gene expression : finding the right tool for the job -- Part 3: Genetics and your health. What could go wrong : changes in the DNA sequence -- Chromosome disorders : it's all a numbers game -- Taking a closer look at the genetics of cancer - Genetic counseling, risk assessment, and genetic testing -- Treating genetic disorders and using genetics to tailor treatment -- Part 4: Genetics and your world. Tracing human history and the future of populations -- Solving mysteries using DNA -- DNA sequencing : decoding the genome -- Genetic makeovers : using genetic engineering to change the genome -- Giving ethical considerations their due -- Part 5: The power of tens. Ten hot issues in genetics -- Ten pathways to a career in genetics. 
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