Introduction to Genomics is the most up-to-date and complete textbook for students approaching the subject for the first time. Lesk's engaging writing style brings a narrative to a disparate field of study and offers a fascinating insight into what can be revealed from the study of genomes. The book covers: the similarities and differences between organisms; how different organisms evolved; how the genome is constructed and how it operates; and what our understanding of genomics means in terms of our future health and wellbeing.
The Online Resource Center accompanying Introduction to Genomics features:
*Extensive and imaginative weblems (web-based problems) for each chapter designed to give you practice with the tools required for further study and research in the field
*Hints and answers to end-of-chapter problems and exercises support your self-directed learning
*Guided tour of websites and major archival databanks in genomics offer a wealth of resources to springboard your own research
*Journal club: links to related research articles on topics covered in the book are paired with engaging questions to improve your interpretation of the primary literature
*Rotating figures allow you to visualize complex structures
*Downloadable figures from the book.
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