Basic Human Genetics
|von Elaine Johansen Mange|
From Book News, Inc. This textbook designed for a one-semester course for non-science majors describes the general principles of genetics and how the rules apply to humans. In the latest edition, new research results are described, and the chapters on the structure, function, and manipulation of DNA have been moved closer to the beginning. Answers to all questions are included at the back of the book. The CD-ROM contains additional text and self-quizzes. Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis Basic Human Genetics, Second Edition , describes the general principles of genetics and how the rules apply to humans. It presents genetics as an area of active worldwide research where partial results of current investigations prompt a wealth of new questions. The book describes many medical conditions and discusses their environmental and genetic causes, chain of symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and ethical problems. The new edition also contains details of many new research results from the...