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Genetics For Dummies


Genetics For Dummies


4. Aufl.

von: Rene Fester Kratz, Lisa Spock

17,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: EPUB
Veröffentl.: 22.11.2023
ISBN/EAN: 9781394210206
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 416

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<p><b>Evolve your knowledge of the fast-moving world of genetic research</b> <p><i>Genetics For Dummies</i> shines a light on the fascinating field of genetics, helping you gain a greater understanding of how genetics factors into everyday life. Perfect as a supplement to a genetics course or as an intro for the curious, this book is packed with easy-to-understand explanations of the key concepts, including an overview of cell biology. You’ll also find tons of coverage of recent discoveries in the field, plus info on how genetics can affect your health and wellbeing. Whole-genome sequencing, genetic disease treatments, exploring your ancestry, non-invasive prenatal testing—it’s all here, in the friendly and relatable Dummies style you love. <ul> <li>Grasp the basics of cell biology and get a primer on the field of genetic research</li> <li>Discover what you can learn about yourself, thanks to advances in genetic testing</li> <li>Learn how your genes influence your health and wellbeing, today and as you age</li> <li>Follow along with your college-level genetics course—or refresh your knowledge—with clear explanations of complex ideas</li></ul><p><i>Genetics For Dummies</i> is great for students of the biological sciences, and for the genetically curious everywhere.
<p><b>René Fester Kratz, PhD, </b> teaches cell biology and microbiology at Everett Community College. Kratz is the author of <i>Molecular & Cell Biology For Dummies, Biology For Dummies,</i> and <i>Biology Essentials For Dummies</i>.</p> <p><b> Lisa J. Spock, PhD, CGC, </b>is a clinical genomics specialist. Previously, she was a genetic counselor at Indiana University School of Medicine.
<p><b>Basics and breakthroughs, clearly explained</b> <p>DNA, RNA, ACGT—no wonder they call it genetic code. <i>Genetics For Dummies</i> helps you crack that code, explaining the basics of gene science in terms anyone can understand. You’ll start at the beginning, with a crash course on genes and their expression, and then you’ll graduate to genetic disorders, whole-genome sequencing, genetic engineering, and other fun stuff. Perfect as a supplement to your college genetics course and a fun read all on its own, this Dummies guide shines a light on the fascinating field of genetics. <p><b>Inside… <ul><li> Basic review of cell biology</li> <li> Mendel’s laws of inheritance</li> <li> Replication and transcription</li> <li> DNA-related disorders</li> <li> Genetic counseling and testing</li> <li> Ethics of genetic modification</li> <li> Recent scientific breakthroughs</li> <li> Pathways to a career in genetics</li></b></ul>

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