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Thrive in Genetics

Alison Thomas

May 2013

ISBN: 9780199694624

344 pages
Paperback
234x156mm

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Thrive In Bioscience Revision Guides

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help undergraduate students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. They communicate all the key concepts in a succinct, easy-to-digest way, using features and tools - both in the book and in digital form - to make learning even more effective.

  • An exciting series of bioscience revision guides, written to help students achieve exam success
  • Written by a group of highly-experienced educators to give students the best possible support during their learning and exam preparation
  • Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation make the material presented quick and easy to assimilate
  • Carefully-developed artwork supports visual learners, and reinforces key points made in the text
  • Extensive support for active learning - through in-text questions, and flashcard glossary and multiple-choice question apps - enable students to check their learning as they proceed

About the Author(s)

Alison Thomas, Department of Life Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University

Dr Alison Thomas is a Senior Lecturer and Pathway Leader for Genetics in the Department of Life Sciences, Anglia Ruskin University where she teaches on a wide range of genetic and molecular biology modules, including Medical Genetics, DNA and Gene Manipulation and Biological Conservation. Alison received a BA. Hons. (Oxon) in Botany (top first in department and college) and a PhD in fungal genetics from the National Institute for Medical Research in association with University College, London. Her research interests are in Molecular Ecology; current research projects include those exploring the ecological impact of the recent harlequin ladybird invasion into the UK, and the evolutionary adaptive value of melanism in squirrels.

Table of Contents

    1:Chromosomes and Cellular Reproduction
    2:Principles of Mendelian Inheritance
    3:Further Mendelian Principles
    4:Eukaryotic Gene Mapping
    5:Quantitative Genetics
    6:The Genetics of Bacteria, Viruses, and Organelles
    7:The Biochemical Basis of Heredity
    8:From Genotype to Phenotype I: RNA and Transcription
    9:From Genotype to Phenotype II: RNA to Protein
    10:Control of Gene Expression
    11:Gene Mutations
    12:Chromosome Mutations
    13:Genetics of Populations
    14:Working with Genes: Analysing and Manipulating DNA

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