DNA from A to Z
This updated edition of a work previously titled DNA Simplified: The Hitchhiker's Guide to DNA reflects the many changes in the field that have occurred in the last five years, including the completion of the sequencing of the Human Genome. Entries are written in plain language with a sense of whimsy, and are illustrated with color and b & w images and photos. The book will be useful for students, professionals, and general readers. Author information is not given. Annotation 2004.
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