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The Human Genome: A User's Guide
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Academic Pr
Publication date November 29, 2010
Pages 585
Binding Paperback
Edition 3
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780123334459
ISBN-10 0123334454
Dimensions 1.25 by 7.25 by 9 in.
Weight 3.06 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $89.95
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: Significant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society. Genetic issues are now playing a large role in health and public policy, and new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society. Written for the non-majors human genetics course, Human Genetics, 3E will increase the genetics knowledge of students who are learning about human genetics for the first time. This thorough revision of the best-selling Human Genome,2E includes entirely new chapters on forensics, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, and societal/ethical issues associated with the field. New special features boxes make connections between human genetics and human health and disease. Carefully crafted pedagogy includes chapter-opening case studies that set the stage for each chapter; concept statements interspersed throughout the chapter that keep first-time students focused on key concepts; and end-of-chapter questions and critical thinking activities. This new edition will contribute to creating a genetically literate student population that understands basic biological research, understands elements of the personal and health implications of genetics, and participates effectively in public policy issues involving genetic information .
  • Includes topical material on forensics, disease studies, and the human genome project to engage non-specialist students

  • Full, 4-color illustration program enhances and reinforces key concepts and themes

  • Uniform organization of chapters includes interest boxes that focus on human health and disease, chapter-opening case studies, and concept statements to engage non-specialist readers


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9780123334459 | details & prices | 585 pages | 7.25 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 3.06 lbs | List price $89.95
About: Significant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society.

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