How the Human Genome Works
How the Human Genome Works covers the essential principles of genetics in a readable, accessible format using real-life examples of the way genes affect human behavior, health and illness, development, and evolution. Simple two-color graphics and color highlighting illustrate important concepts throughout, and the book also entails a glossary of molecular genetic terms. The text is intended for all readers who need an introduction to, or refresher on human genetics, and includes science, health, medicine, and nursing students, as well as professionals in related fields.
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How the Human Genome Changes
The Consequences of Mutation
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