Trajectories of Genetics (Original PDF from Publisher)


As genetics becomes increasingly important in our everyday environment, misinterpretation of its scientific foundation leads to mixed feelings of hope and fear about the potential of its applications. Trajectories of Genetics uncovers the many facets of genetics – from humans to animals, plants, and the microscopic world through more than a century of scientific progress. It summarizes the evolution of ideas as the organization and functioning of genetic material has become clearer. The book analyzes how genetic information – transmitted from generation to generation in nucleic acids – enables the fulfillment of biological functions and the evolution of the living world. It illustrates current developments in many areas: the improvement of species of agronomic interest, an increased understanding of microbial worlds, the management of genetic pathologies and the synthesis of new forms of life.

Product Details

  • Item Weight:1.1 pounds
  • Hardcover:266 pages
  • ISBN-10:178630533X
  • ISBN-13:978-1786305336
  • Product Dimensions:5.9 x 0.78 x 8.97 inches
  • Publisher:Wiley-ISTE; 1st Edition (June 3, 2020)
  • Language::English

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