BIOS Instant Notes in Genetics

By Hugh Fletcher, Ivor Hickey, Paul Winter, Paul Winter

© 2002 – Taylor & Francis

384 pages

Comp Exam Copy

About the Book

The third edition of Instant Notes in Genetics focuses on the core concepts of human and molecular genetics. There is an increased emphasis on genomics, reflected in new material and the reorganisation of the contents - there is a section on Genomes that includes material on the completed genome projects. There is also more detail on human evolution.


'Admirably fulfils its objectives of providing a systematic, easily accessible, simple introduction to genetics. Many students will find it an invaluable aid to their genetics course.' - Human Genetics

Table of Contents

A. Molecular genetics B. Genomes C. Mechanisms of inheritance D. Population genetics and evolution E. Recombinant DNA technology F. Human genetics G. Application of genetics. Further reading and useful websites. Index.

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Evolution
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Genetics & Genomics
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology