ISBN - 0-02-865607-5 (Volume 1)

Genetics – Vol-1

Richard Robinson

This title covers the full spectrum of this most important science. Major themes include: Inheritance, from Mendel to the present Genes and chromosomes, with full exploration of how genes work in the cell Genetic diseases, including hemophilia, cystic fibrosis, and more than a dozen other common and well-known genetic disorders, plus how genes influence cancer, mental illness, and other complex disorders Biotechnology, with special emphasis on lab techniques now in use in many high school classes, including eletrophoresis, restriction enzymes, and gene cloning Ethical, legal, and social issues, including genetically modified foods and cloning History of genetics, with both biographies and histories of major themes in genetics Careers