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Biological Sciences: Genetics

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e-books in Biological Sciences: Genetics category

Book cover: The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic CodeThe Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code
by - MDPI AG ,
The genetic code is one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century. The origin and evolution of the genetic code remains a mystery despite numerous attempts to understand these. In this volume, experts present their views on this topic.
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Book cover: Gene Drives on the HorizonGene Drives on the Horizon
- National Academies Press ,
'Gene Drives on the Horizon' outlines the state of knowledge relative to the science, ethics, public engagement, and risk assessment as they pertain to research directions of gene drive systems and governance of the research process.
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Book cover: RNA InterferenceRNA Interference
by - InTech ,
This book explains basic principles, types, and property of inducers, structural modifications, and various successful bench-to-field or clinic applications with some aspects of limitations, alternative tools, safety, and risk assessment ...
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Book cover: A Brief History of Genetics: Defining Experiments in GeneticsA Brief History of Genetics: Defining Experiments in Genetics
- 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.
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Book cover: Genetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria and ChloroplastsGenetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria and Chloroplasts
by - The Ohio State University Press ,
The genetics of chloro­plasts and mitochondrial inheritance have only fairly recently come to represent a major preoccupation of both molecular and cell biologists, who have been prompted to probe deeply into the energy-producing centers of the cell.
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Book cover: Essentials of GeneticsEssentials of Genetics
by - NPG Education ,
Essentials of Genetics is a guided introduction to many key concepts in genetics, from DNA structure and function to population genetics. It provides an excellent reference for students or lifelong learners and can be a teaching tool for faculty.
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Book cover: Genetic EngineeringGenetic Engineering
by - InTech ,
The book covers a wide range of topics in genetic engineering of microorganisms, plants and animals: the genetic engineering of microorganisms to produce antibiotics, the gene targeting and transformation in plants, and much more.
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Book cover: Statistical Genetics and Evolution of Quantitative TraitsStatistical Genetics and Evolution of Quantitative Traits
by - arXiv ,
This review provides a simplified exposition of the concept and mathematics of Quasi-Linkage Equilibrium (QLE) which is central to the statistical description of genotypes in sexual populations. We discuss under what circumstances QLE is applicable.
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Book cover: Mathematical Population GeneticsMathematical Population Genetics
by - 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.
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Book cover: The Genetical Theory of Natural SelectionThe Genetical Theory of Natural Selection
by - At The Clarendon Press ,
Providing a synthesis of Darwinian selection and Mendelian genetics and marking a turning point in the development of evolutionary thought, this work is one of the most frequently cited references in modern evolutionary biology.
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Book cover: Maternal Control of Development in VertebratesMaternal Control of Development in Vertebrates
by - Morgan & Claypool Publishers ,
This review provides an overview of fundamental aspects of oocyte and early embryonic development and the interference and genetic approaches that have provided access to maternally regulated aspects of vertebrate development.
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Book cover: Calculating the Secrets of LifeCalculating the Secrets of Life
by - 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.
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Book cover: Metagenomics: Sequences from the EnvironmentMetagenomics: Sequences from the Environment
- National Library of Medicine ,
Metagenomics is the functional and sequence-based analysis of the collective microbial genomes that are contained in an environmental sample. This text is developed by NCBI from metagenome projects submitted to the Genomes Projects database.
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Book cover: Comparative GenomicsComparative Genomics
by - Humana Press Inc. ,
A collection of robust protocols for molecular biologists beginning to use comparative genomic analysis tools in a variety of areas. The available chapters describe National Center for Biotechnology Information resources available to the public.
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Book cover: The New GeneticsThe New Genetics
- NIGMS ,
An introduction to genetics. From the table of contents: Foreword; How Genes Work; RNA and DNA Revealed: New Roles, New Rules; Life's Genetic Tree; Genes Are Us; 21st-Century Genetics; Glossary; Poster: Living Laboratories.
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Book cover: Behavioral GeneticsBehavioral Genetics
by - AAAS ,
An introduction to how genes and environments interact through development to shape differences in mood, personality, and intelligence. An introduction for non-scientists to the behavioral genetics and its broader ethical and social implications.
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Book cover: Genetics and Molecular BiologyGenetics and Molecular Biology
by - The Johns Hopkins University Press ,
Schleif presents the fundamental concepts of molecular biology with clear explanations and critical analysis of well-chosen experiments. The result is a concise and practical approach that offers students a real understanding of the subject.
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Book cover: Justice and the Human Genome ProjectJustice and the Human Genome Project
by - 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.
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Book cover: Population GeneticsPopulation Genetics
by - University of Connecticut ,
This is an introduction to the field of population genetics, the branch of evolutionary biology concerned with the genetic structure of populations and how it changes through time. You need to know some basic algebra and probability theory.
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Book cover: Extreme Genetic Enginering: An Introduction to Synthetic BiologyExtreme Genetic Enginering: An Introduction to Synthetic Biology
- ETC Group ,
This text covers synbio basics, gives an introduction to five major areas of research in synthetic biology, presents implications of synthetic biology, and gives a case study: microbial production of artemisinin to treat malaria.
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