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Description - Primer of Genetic Analysis by James N. Thompson, Jr.

An invaluable student-tested study aid, this primer provides guided instruction in the analysis and interpretation of genetic principles and problem solving. Each section is introduced with a summary of key concepts and an overview of the topic with key terms. A series of problems, graded from simple to more complex, then allows students to test their understanding of the material. Each question and answer is provided with a detailed explanation. A glossary of genetic terminology also provides quick access to basic information for the geneticist and non-geneticist alike. This new edition includes additional problems, extensively expanded coverage of molecular biology, new 'overview' chapters to give additional study hints and perspectives, crossword puzzles to test knowledge of terms, historical landmarks, and new reference tables. Students at all levels will find this book to be a valuable aid. It will complement any genetics textbook, or can stand alone as a review manual.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780521603652
ISBN-10: 052160365X
Format: Paperback
(253mm x 177mm x 20mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 1-Oct-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - James N. Thompson, Jr.

James N. Thompson, Jr., is a David Boyd Professor in the Department of Zoology at the University of Oklahoma. He has taught genetics for almost thirty years. His research interests are in genetic responses and adaptation to stress, genotype and environment interactions in quantitative traits, and variation in mutation rate. Jenna J. Hellack is Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Biology at the University of Central Oklahoma. She currently teaches introductory genetics, evolution, and molecular and population genetics courses. Her research interests are in the area of population genetics. David S. Durica has been a member of the Department of Zoology at the University of Oklahoma since 1988, where he teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in genetics. His research focuses on developmental genetics and the organization and expression of multigene families.

Books By James N. Thompson, Jr.

Primer of Genetic Analysis by James N. Thompson, Jr.
Hardback, October 2006