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Published: 30 March 2017

544 Pages | 330 colour line, 49 colour half-tone


ISBN: 9780198754831

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Introduction to Genomics

Third Edition

Arthur Lesk

  • This fully updated and restructured new edition, which includes two new chapters, takes account of new developments and technologies, presenting a logical and coherent overview of genome science today.
  • The author's widely-praised writing style leads the reader through a conceptually challenging subject in a clear, lucid way, building confidence in, and enthusiasm for, the subject at the outset.
  • Broad and fascinating range of 'real world' examples, which are also relevant across genetics modules more widely.
  • New 'looking forward' feature making the links between each chapter explicit and helping students connect seemingly different topics.
  • Extensive learning tools throughout - most notably the exercises, problems and online weblems accompanying each chapter - encourage and support self-directed learning, helping the student to master the subject.
  • An Online Resource Centre featuring an extensive range of resources for both lecturers and students, enhancing the value of the book as a teaching and learning tool.

New to this Edition:

  • Two new chapters focused on human genomics, health and disease with particular emphasis on the concrete outcomes of the human genome project and advances in cancer genomics.
  • A comprehensive introductory chapter that 'sets the scene' for new students of genomics.
  • A new feature that links the topics covered in each chapter.
  • New and updated chapter exercises, problems and weblems.
  • Highlighted key terms are collated in a glossary at the end of the book.

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