The secret life of genes : decoding the blueprint of life

Book
Published 2019
Item Details
Summary:

"The Secret Life of Genes is the story of genetic science and how it makes each of us unique. It spans the discovery of the gene and the all-encompassing role it plays in biology: from controlling the inner workings of cells and the development of embryos, through patterns of inheritance, to the evolution of new forms of life. From there developed the vast and boundless field of genetic science and research."-- From publisher's website.

ISBN:
9780228101758
0228101751
Description:
192 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Title:
Genes
Notes:
Includes index.
Contents:
Secrets in the bloodlines
Secrets in the genes
What genes do
The genetic code
Passing on genes
Laws of inheritance
Beyond Mendel's laws
Variation
Mutation
Evolution
How we can read DNA
How we can manipulate genes.
LCCN:
2018963775
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