The Human Genome: A Users Guide Julia E. Richards

ISBN: 9780080918655

Published: December 12th 2010

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600 pages


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The Human Genome: A Users Guide  by  Julia E. Richards

The Human Genome: A Users Guide by Julia E. Richards
December 12th 2010 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 600 pages | ISBN: 9780080918655 | 8.60 Mb

Significant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society. Genetic issues are now playing a large role in healthMoreSignificant advances in our knowledge of genetics were made during the twentieth century but in the most recent decades, genetic research has dramatically increased its impact throughout society.

Genetic issues are now playing a large role in health and public policy, and new knowledge in this field will continue to have significant implications for individuals and society. Written for the non-majors human genetics course, Human Genetics, 3E will increase the genetics knowledge of students who are learning about human genetics for the first time.

This thorough revision of the best-selling Human Genome,2E includes entirely new chapters on forensics, stem cell biology, bioinformatics, and societal/ethical issues associated with the field. New special features boxes make connections between human genetics and human health and disease. Carefully crafted pedagogy includes chapter-opening case studies that set the stage for each chapter- concept statements interspersed throughout the chapter that keep first-time students focused on key concepts- and end-of-chapter questions and critical thinking activities.

This new edition will contribute to creating a genetically literate student population that understands basic biological research, understands elements of the personal and health implications of genetics, and participates effectively in public policy issues involving genetic information .Includes topical material on forensics, disease studies, and the human genome project to engage non-specialist students Full, 4-color illustration program enhances and reinforces key concepts and themesUniform organization of chapters includes interest boxes that focus on human health and disease, chapter-opening case studies, and concept statements to engage non-specialist readers



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