Loose-leaf Version for Genetic Essentials

Concepts and Connections

Author: Benjamin A. Pierce

Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

ISBN: 1319065198

Category: Science

Page: 488

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Derived from Ben Pierce’s popular and acclaimed Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, this streamlined text covers basic transmission, molecular, and population genetics in just 18 chapters, helping students uncover major concepts of genetics and make connections among those concepts as a way of gaining a richer understanding of the essentials of genetics.

Genetics

A Conceptual Approach

Author: Benjamin A. Pierce

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780716779285

Category: Science

Page: 832

View: 2170

Based on the author’s 27 years of teaching experience, Genetics: A Conceptual Approach, Third Edition, builds upon features that have made past editions so successful: an engaging writing style; relevant applications; an accessible and instructive art program; an emphasis on problem-solving; and, most importantly, a strong focus on concepts and connections. To bring these key concepts into sharper focus, Ben Pierce has selectively reduced the amount of detail and has streamlined coverage to focus on essential concepts.

Genetics Solutions Manual

Author: Jung H. Choi,Mark E. McCallum

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9781429203531

Category: Science

Page: 396

View: 3671

This manual contains complete answers and worked-out solutions to all questions and problems that appear in the textbook.

Thrive in Genetics

Author: Alison Thomas

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199694621

Category: Education

Page: 327

View: 6390

The Thrive in Bioscience guides are written to help students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience. Each title in the series encourages students to follow four simple steps to maximize learning potential: Step 1: Review the facts The revision guides are designed to make learning quick and effective: * Information is set out in bullet points, making content easy to take in. * Clear, uncluttered illustrations illuminate key points. * Key concept panels summarize essential learning points. Step 2: Check your understanding Students are encouraged to: * Complete the questions at the end of chapters and answer online multiple-choice questions to reinforce their learning. * Use the online flashcard app to master essential terms and phrases. Step 3: Take note of extra advice Revision tips--and hints for getting higher grades on exams--are presented throughout. Step 4: Go the extra mile Students can explore the suggestions for further reading to take their understanding one step further. Features of the Thrive in Bioscience Series: * Written by a group of highly experienced educators * Succinct writing style and clear, bulleted presentation * Carefully developed artwork that reinforces key points * Extensive in-text pedagogy--including review questions--that supports active learning * Companion website resources--including interactive flashcards and multiple-choice review questions ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Titles in the series: Thrive in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology by Lynne Cox, David Harris, and Catherine Pears ISBN 9780199645480 Thrive in Cell Biology by Qiuyu Wang, Chris Smith, and Emma Davis ISBN 9780199697328 Thrive in Ecology and Evolution by Alan Beeby and Ralph Beeby ISBN 9780199644056 Thrive in Genetics by Alison Thomas ISBN 9780199694624

Genetics

Author: Hartl

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

ISBN: 1284156710

Category: Medical

Page: 830

View: 8452

Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes continues to treat transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and evolutionary genetics as fully integrated subjects and provides students with an unprecedented understanding of the basic process of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation.

Concepts of Genetics, Books a la Carte Edition

Author: William S. Klug,Michael R. Cummings,Charlotte A. Spencer,Darrell Killian,Michael A. Palladino

Publisher: Pearson

ISBN: 9780134818924

Category: Genetics

Page: 864

View: 4822

This loose-leaf, three-hole punched version of the textbook gives students the flexibility to take only what they need to class and add their own notes--all at an affordable price. For all introductory genetics courses. Teach students core genetics concepts and applications Concepts of Genetics emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. This best-selling text continues to provide understandable explanations of complex, analytical topics and recognizes the importance of teaching students how to become effective problem solvers. The 12th Edition has been extensively updated to provide comprehensive coverage of important, emerging topics such as CRISPR-Cas and the study of posttranscriptional gene regulation in eukaryotes. An expanded emphasis on ethical considerations that genetics is bringing into everyday life is addressed in Genetics, Ethics, and Society and Case Study features. The accompanying Mastering(tm) Genetics online platform is updated with new tutorials and Dynamic Study Modules. Also available with Mastering Genetics Mastering(tm) is the teaching and learning platform that empowers you to reach every student. By combining trusted author content with digital tools developed to engage students and emulate the office-hour experience, Mastering personalizes learning and improves results for each student. With a wide range of interactive, engaging, and assignable activities, students are encouraged to actively learn and retain tough course concepts. Learn more about Mastering Genetics.

Concepts of Biology

Author: Samantha Fowler,Rebecca Roush,James Wise

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9789888407453

Category: Science

Page: 618

View: 6872

Concepts of Biology is designed for the single-semester introduction to biology course for non-science majors, which for many students is their only college-level science course. As such, this course represents an important opportunity for students to develop the necessary knowledge, tools, and skills to make informed decisions as they continue with their lives. Rather than being mired down with facts and vocabulary, the typical non-science major student needs information presented in a way that is easy to read and understand. Even more importantly, the content should be meaningful. Students do much better when they understand why biology is relevant to their everyday lives. For these reasons, Concepts of Biology is grounded on an evolutionary basis and includes exciting features that highlight careers in the biological sciences and everyday applications of the concepts at hand.We also strive to show the interconnectedness of topics within this extremely broad discipline. In order to meet the needs of today's instructors and students, we maintain the overall organization and coverage found in most syllabi for this course. A strength of Concepts of Biology is that instructors can customize the book, adapting it to the approach that works best in their classroom. Concepts of Biology also includes an innovative art program that incorporates critical thinking and clicker questions to help students understand--and apply--key concepts.

Modern Genetic Analysis

Integrating Genes and Genomes

Author: Anthony J.F. Griffiths

Publisher: Macmillan

ISBN: 9780716743828

Category: Science

Page: 736

View: 5101

Part 1: Fundamentals of gene structure, function, and transmission; Genetics and the organism; The structure of genes and genomes; Gene function; The transmission of DNA at cell division; The inheritance of single-gene differences; Genetic recombination in eukaryotes; Recombination in bacteria and their viruses. Part 2: Methods of genetic manipulation; Recombinant DNA and genetic engineering; Genomics; Gene mutation: origins and repair processes; Chromosome mutations; Mutation dissection. Part 3: Systems genetics: from gene to phenotype; Regulation of hene transciption; From gene to phenotype; Regulation of cell number: normal and cancer cells; The genetic basis of development. Part 4: Genetic analysis of populations; Population genetics; Quantitative genetics; Evolutionary genetics.

Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Methods for Modern Biology

Author: Raina Robeva

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0128012714

Category: Mathematics

Page: 382

View: 9801

Written by experts in both mathematics and biology, Algebraic and Discrete Mathematical Methods for Modern Biology offers a bridge between math and biology, providing a framework for simulating, analyzing, predicting, and modulating the behavior of complex biological systems. Each chapter begins with a question from modern biology, followed by the description of certain mathematical methods and theory appropriate in the search of answers. Every topic provides a fast-track pathway through the problem by presenting the biological foundation, covering the relevant mathematical theory, and highlighting connections between them. Many of the projects and exercises embedded in each chapter utilize specialized software, providing students with much-needed familiarity and experience with computing applications, critical components of the "modern biology" skill set. This book is appropriate for mathematics courses such as finite mathematics, discrete structures, linear algebra, abstract/modern algebra, graph theory, probability, bioinformatics, statistics, biostatistics, and modeling, as well as for biology courses such as genetics, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, ecology, and evolution. Examines significant questions in modern biology and their mathematical treatments Presents important mathematical concepts and tools in the context of essential biology Features material of interest to students in both mathematics and biology Presents chapters in modular format so coverage need not follow the Table of Contents Introduces projects appropriate for undergraduate research Utilizes freely accessible software for visualization, simulation, and analysis in modern biology Requires no calculus as a prerequisite Provides a complete Solutions Manual Features a companion website with supplementary resources

Essentials of Genomic and Personalized Medicine

Author: Geoffrey S. Ginsburg,Huntington F Willard

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780080958118

Category: Science

Page: 850

View: 8886

Derived from the comprehensive two-volume set, Genomic and Personalized Medicine also edited by Drs. Willard and Ginsburg, this work serves the needs of the evolving population of scientists, researchers, practitioners and students that are embracing one of the most promising avenues for advances in diagnosis, prevention and treatment of human disease. From principles, methodology and translational approaches to genome discoveries and clinical applications, Essentials of Genomic and Personalized Medicine will be a valuable resource for various professionals and students across medical disciplines, including human genetics and genomics, oncology, neuroscience, gene therapy, molecular medicine, pharmacology, and biomedical sciences. Updates with regard to diagnostic testing, pharmacogenetics, predicting disease susceptibility, and other important research components as well as chapters dedicated to cardiovascular disease, oncology, inflammatory disease, metabolic disease, neuropsychiatric disease, and infectious disease, present this book as an essential tool for a variety of professionals and students who are endeavouring into the developing the diverse and practical field of genomic and personalized medicine. * Full color throughout * Includes contributions on genetic counselling, ethical, legal/regulatory, and social issues related to the practice of genomic medicine from leaders in the field * Introductory chapter highlights differences between personalized and traditional medicine, promising areas of current research, and challenges to incorporate the latest research discoveries and practice * Ancillary material includes case studies and lab questions which highlight the collaborative approach to the science

Biological Anthropology

Concepts and Connections

Author: Agustin Fuentes

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

ISBN: 0077432967

Category:

Page: N.A

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Lacrosse Essentials

Author: Kaley, Jack,Donovan, Richard

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450402151

Category: Sports & Recreation

Page: 216

View: 6752

The sport’s best guide, Lacrosse Essentials, provides instruction on the fundamentals that players need in order to start competing confidently. Coverage includes skills such as passing, catching, shooting, clearing, and goaltending; offensive and defensive plays; simple strategies; and plenty of drills and activities to speed learning and improve performance.

Essentials of Sea Survival

Author: Michael Tipton,Frank Golden

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450470408

Category: Science

Page: N.A

View: 9825

Essentials of Sea Survival is a compelling, informative, and comprehensive guide to open-water survival. Drawing from classic maritime disasters and personal accounts of near-miraculous survival, as well as carefully controlled laboratory experiments, it offers practical advice for avoiding as well as surviving a cold-water accident. It’s an important reference for anyone associated with open-air aquatic activities, such as members of the Coast Guard, Navy, and Marines; offshore oil rig employees; fishermen; divers; amateur and professional sailors; water safety instructors and life guards; water rescue personnel; boaters; water skiers; outdoor survival course instructors; and other recreational water sports enthusiasts.

Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies

Author: Jared Diamond

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

ISBN: 0393609294

Category: History

Page: 528

View: 4388

"Fascinating.... Lays a foundation for understanding human history."—Bill Gates In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunningly dismantles racially based theories of human history. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the Phi Beta Kappa Award in Science, the Rhone-Poulenc Prize, and the Commonwealth club of California's Gold Medal.

Learning Through Movement and Music

Exercise Your Smarts

Author: Debby Mitchell,GeoMotion Group

Publisher: Human Kinetics

ISBN: 1450412998

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 82

View: 2772

"Learning Through Movement and Music: Exercise Your Smarts" teaches students health and fitness concepts through song lyrics and other means as they move to music provided on a DVD. The DVD includes video clips for each of the 14 activities, song lyrics for the 14 songs, and activity assessments and other reproducibles. Activities include warming up, muscle workouts, cardio and interval training, and fitness testing.

Genetics and Genomics in Nursing and Health Care

Author: Theresa A Beery,M Linda Workman,Julia A Eggert

Publisher: F.A. Davis

ISBN: 0803660960

Category: Medical

Page: 456

View: 7710

Complex concepts made manageable! Build the foundation you need to understand the science of genetics and its growing role in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and disorders. Confidently tackle the basics of genetic inheritance, the influence of somatic and germline mutations, the multifactorial relationship of gene-environment interactions, and the foundation of ethical behavior. Everyday language makes these often-intimidating topics easy to understand, while clearly defined principles, logical explanations, illustrations, tables, and clinical examples ensure you master the material.