Genetics: A Modern Approach
Suraksha Agrawal, Sarabjeet Mastana
ISBN : 9781787150096 (Hard Bound)
Pages : 479
Year : 2018
Weight : 0gms
Price : £ 120.00

Preface v
List of Figures xiii
List of Tables xxiii
1. Genetics: An Introduction 1

2. Chromosome Structure and Variation 23

3. Mendelian Genetics 61

4. Nucleic Acid as Genetic Material 97

5. DNA Replication and Recombination 119

6. Transcription 135

7. The Genetic Code 155

8. Mutation 171

9. Chromosome Mutations 201

11. Linkage and Chromosome Mapping in Eukaryotes 239

12. Genetics of Complex Traits 255

13. Genomics 281

14. Genetics of Bacteria and Viruses 311

15. The Genetic Control of Development 325

16. Molecular Evolution 343

17. Population Genetics 357

18. Cancer Genetics 371

19. Genetic Counselling 383

20. Gene Therapy 389

21. Bioinformatics: Genomics, Functional Genomics and Proteomics 397

Multiple-Choice Questions 405
Glossary 431
Index 449

• Various topics covered in this book are: Mendelian Genetics, Non-Mendelian Genetics, Genetics counseling, Cancer Genetics, Problem Solving in Genetics, Legal and Ethical Issues in Human Genetics. • Provides the basic knowledge about human genetics and application of genetic principles in the practice of medicine. Important concepts of genetics with experimental details have been also incorporated. • Provides diagrams, microphotographs, tables and laboratory features for easy understanding and better retention. • At the end of the book an extensive glossary and question answers have been provided which will help the students to prepare them for their exams. • This book will be greater use to understand the science of inheritance and its implications in the field of molecular biology and human genetics

Dr. Suraksha Agrawal, Ph.D (Population Genetics) formerly Professor and Head, Department of Medical Genetics, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow. She got trained with Prof. Hans Grosse Wilde at the University of Essen, West Germany in Immunogenetics and Prof Heinz Schaller Stiftung in the Department of Molecular Virology at DKFZ Heidelberg. Her main area of interest is immunogenetics . She provided service to the SGPGIMS in Kidney and Bone Marrow transplant programmes. She has published more than 250 research papers in international and national journals of repute, four books and several book chapters. She has been awarded Best Paper Awards in the Annals of Human Biology two times, in 2010 and 2011. She was a member of BSHI and ASHI for several years. Dr. Sarabjeet Mastana, Ph.D (Human Genetics), M.Phil, M.Sc. Hons. (Biological Anthropology), presently serving as Senior Lecturer in Human Genetics and Human Biology, Department of Human Sciences, Loughborough University, Leics UK. His area of research interests are molecular and biochemical genetic studies in East Midlands human populations, molecular genetic studies in health and disease, a polipoprotein polymorphisms in disease and health, genetic studies in rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, CAD, human population genetic studies of isolates, biochemical and morphological variation, forensic and paternity work. He has published number of research papers in international journals of repute and also presented various research papers in several International conferences.