The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code
by Koji Tamura
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 204
The genetic code is one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century as it is central to life itself. The origin and evolution of the genetic code remains a mystery despite numerous theories and attempts to understand these. In this Special Issue, experts in the field present their thoughts and views on this topic.
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by Warren J Ewens - Cornell University
These notes are intended to give background material in mathematical population genetics. Some standard genetical terms are used: gene, genotype, allele, (gene) locus, haploid, diploid, homozygote, heterozygote, heterozygosity, monoecious, etc.
- NPG Education
This e-book will take students through some of the seminal experiments in genetics, allowing students to review some of the data and literature that has provided us with our foundational understanding of our genetic material.
by Eric S. Lander, Michael S. Waterman - National Academies Press
Leading experts look at how mathematical methods have made possible important discoveries in biology. Explores how differential geometry, topology, and differential mechanics have allowed researchers to unwind and understand DNA's double helix.
by Timothy F. Murphy, Marc A. Lappé - University of California Press
This book's nine essays probe the potential social uses and abuses of detailed genetic information. Lucid and wide-ranging, these contributions will provoke discussion among bioethicists, legal scholars, and policy makers.