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Top 17 Books for Genetics

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Top 17 Books For Genetics

In this article i will share best and top recommended books for Genetics and Microbial genetics. The best buying link also provided at the end of each book.

Concepts of Genetics

Author: William Klug, Michael Cummings , Charlotte Spencer , Michael Palladino , Darrell Killian.

Concepts of Genetics emphasizes the fundamental ideas of genetics, while exploring modern techniques and applications of genetic analysis. This best-selling text continues to provide understandable explanations of complex, analytical topics and recognizes the importance of teaching students how to become effective problem solvers.

The 12th Edition has been extensively updated to provide comprehensive coverage of important, emerging topics such as CRISPR-Cas and the study of posttranscriptional gene regulation in eukaryotes. An expanded emphasis on ethical considerations that genetics is bringing into everyday life is addressed in Genetics, Ethics, and Society and Case Study features. The accompanying Mastering Genetics online platform is updated with new tutorials and Dynamic Study Modules.

Color Atlas of Genetics 5th Edition

Author:  Eberhard Passarge

Ever since the International Human Genome Project achieved its extraordinary goal of sequencing and mapping the entire human genome, represented by approximately 3 billion base pairs, with its far-reaching implications for understanding the causes of human genetic disorders and their diagnosis, progress in the field has not slowed down.

In the fifth edition of the bestselling Color Atlas of Genetics, readers will be rewarded with a complete and current overview of the field, with an emphasis on the interface between fundamental principles and practical applications in medicine and the role of signaling pathways in causing diseases.

Using the acclaimed Flexibook format designed for easy visual learning and retention, the atlas is invaluable for students, clinicians, and scientists interested in staying up to date in this fast-evolving area.

New fully illustrated topics in the revised fifth edition of the atlas include:

  • An overview of disorders resulting from structural changes of the genome (genomic disorders)
  • Abnormal imprinting patterns
  • Examples of impaired signal pathways (laminopathies, fibrillinopathies, cohesinopathies, and others)
  • The CRISPR-Cas system
  • Genetic features of the aging processes
  • Disorders due to rearrangements of chromatin in the cell nucleus, and others

With almost 200 stunning color plates explained by concise texts on the opposite pages, including tables presenting useful data, a glossary of terms, key references, and online resources, the atlas presents clear and accessible concepts. It is an excellent refresher for investigators in any field of medicine or biology.

Emery’s Elements of Medical Genetics 15th Edition

Author:  Peter D Turnpenny BSc MB ChB DRCOG DCH FRCP FRCPCH FRCPath FHEA , Sian Ellard BSc PhD FRCPath OBE.

Everything a student needs to know about medical genetics is here in the 15th edition of this award-winning textbook. Thoroughly updated and revised throughout to map a fast-moving area, the 15th edition continues Emery’s enviable reputation for successfully balancing up-to-dateness in a rapidly developing field with a strong basis in practical clinical genetics for medical students. With MCQs and Case-Based Review Questions, end of chapter summaries and convenient online access, it is the essential tool for this complex but foundational topic for all medical undergraduates, as well as postgraduates seeking to improve their understanding and knowledge.

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Divided into three restructured sections to make the book easier to use for a variety of readers: Scientific Basis of Human Genetics; Genetics in Medicine and Genomic Medicine; Clinical Genetics, Counselling and Ethics

•Interactive self-assessment questions

•Case-based questions

•Online hyperlinks to important genetics websites and clinical databases.

•Update of clinical figures to include more full-colour images

•An extensive glossary of terms

•Full colour art to visualise the appearance of genetic disorders and assist with the understanding of complex genetic structures

•Explore the social, ethical and counselling issues surrounding the study and treatment of genetic disorders.

•Elements boxes at the end of each chapter summarizing the basics at a glance.

Lewin’s Essential GENES 4th Edition

Author:  Jocelyn E. Krebs, Elliott S. Goldstein, Stephen T. Kilpatrick 

Extensively reorganized and revised with the latest data from this rapidly changing field, Lewin’s Essential GENES, Fourth Edition, provides students with a comprehensive overview of molecular biology and molecular genetics. The authors took care to carefully modify the chapter order in an effort to provide a more clear and student-friendly presentation of course material. Chapter material has been updated throughout, including a completely revised chapter on regulatory RNA, to keep pace with this advancing field. The Third Editions exceptional pedagogy enhances student learning and helps readers understand and retain key material like never before. Concept and Reasoning Checks at the end of each chapter section, End-of-Chapter Questions and Further Readings sections, as well as several categories of special topics boxes, expand and reinforce important concepts.

Medical Genetics 6th Edition

Author:  Lynn B. Jorde PhD, John C. Carey MD MPH, Michael J. Bamshad MD 

Up to date and extensively revised to reflect recent advances in the genetics of common diseases, as well as current progress in gene therapyMedical Genetics, 6th Edition, delivers easy-to-read, highly visual coverage of this rapidly changing field. This accessible, practical text integrates key concepts with clinical practice, highlighted by numerous illustrations, tables, concept summaries, and more – all designed to enhance effective learning and retention of complex material.

  • Discusses current topics including polygenic risk scores and their potential applications for diabetes, cancer, and heart disease, and the latest sequencing technologies and their clinical application in genetic testing and diagnosis.
  • Offers a completely updated discussion of genetic testing modalities and applications.
  • Includes convenient concept summaries, more than 230 photographs, illustrations, and tables, as well as patient/family vignettes that present valuable perspectives on disease and treatment.
  • Features Clinical Commentary boxes that demonstrate how the hard science of genetics has real applications to everyday patient problems, preparing you for problem-based integrated courses.
  • Illustrates key concepts with disease examples to demonstrate relevance to medicine.
  • Provides study questions for self-assessment, as well as 200 additional USMLE-style questions online.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.

Human Genetics Paperback – January 1, 2017

Author: Ricki Lewis

Today, human genetics is for everyone. It is about variation more than about illnesses, and increasingly about the common rather than about the rare. Once an obscure science or an occasional explanation for an odd collection of symptoms, human genetics is now part of everyday conversation. By coming to know genetic backgrounds, people can control their environments in more healthy ways. Genetic knowledge is, therefore, both informative and empowering. This edition of Human Genetics: Concepts and Applications shows students how and why that is true.

Genetics: A Conceptual Approach Seventh Edition

 Author:  Benjamin A. Pierce

A Conceptual Approach, Ben Pierce brings a master teacher’s experiences to the introductory genetics textbook, clarifying this complex subject by focusing on the big picture of genetics concepts and how those concepts connect to one another.

The new 7th edition continues this mission by expanding upon the powerful pedagogy and tools that have made this title so successful. New question types, more learning guidelines for students, and an updated art program round out a powerful text, and improvements to the online resources in SaplingPlus give students the conceptual and problem solving understanding they need for success.

Principles of Behavioral Genetics 1st Edition

Author:  Robert RH Anholt, Trudy F. C. Mackay

Principles of Behavioral Genetics provides an introduction to the fascinating science that aims to understand how our genes determine what makes us tick. It presents a comprehensive overview of the relationship between genes, brain, and behavior.

Introductory chapters give clear explanations of basic processes of the nervous system and fundamental principles of genetics of complex traits without excessive statistical jargon. Individual chapters describe the genetics of social interactions, olfaction and taste, memory and learning, circadian behavior, locomotion, sleep, and addiction, as well as the evolution of behavior.

Whereas the focus is on genetics, neurobiological and ecological aspects are also included to provide intellectual breadth. The book uses examples that span the gamut from classical model organisms to non-model systems and human biology, and include both laboratory and field studies. Samples of historical information accentuate the text to provide the reader with an appreciation of the history of the field.

This book will be a valuable resource for future generations of scientists who focus on the field of behavioral genetics.

  • Defines the emerging science of behavioral genetics
  • Engagingly written by two leading experts in behavioral genetics
  • Clear explanations of basic quantitative genetic, neurogenetic and genomic applications to the study of behavior
  • Numerous examples ranging from model organisms to non-model systems and humans
  • Concise overviews and summaries for each chapter

Molecular Biology of the Gene 7th Edition

Author:  James Watson, Tania Baker, Stephen Bell, Alexander Gann, Michael Levine, Richard Losick.

Key Benefit: Now completely up-to-date with the latest research advances, the Seventh Edition of James D. Watson’s classic book, Molecular Biology of the Gene retains the distinctive character of earlier editions that has made it the most widely used book in molecular biology. Twenty-two concise chapters, co-authored by six highly distinguished biologists, provide current, authoritative coverage of an exciting, fast-changing discipline.   

Key Topics: Mendelian View of the World, Nucleic Acids Convey Genetic Information, Weak and strong chemical bonds, The Structure of DNA, The Structure of RNA, The Structure of Proteins and Protein: Nucleic Acid Interactions, Techniques of Molecular Biology, Genome Structure, Chromatin and the Nucleosome, The Replication of DNA, The Mutability and Repair of DNA, Homologous Recombination at the Molecular Level, Site Specific Recombination and Transposition of DNA, Mechanisms of Transcription, RNA Splicing, Translation, The Genetic Code, Origins and early evolution of life, Transcriptional Regulation in Prokaryotes, Transcriptional Regulation in Eukaryotes, Regulatory RNAs, Gene Regulation in Development and Evolution, Systems Biology, Model Organisms

Principles of Genetics 7th Edition

Author:  D. Peter Snustad , Michael J. Simmons 

Principles of Genetics is one of the most popular texts in use for the introductory course. It opens a window on the rapidly advancing science of genetics by showing exactly how genetics is done. Throughout, the authors incorporate a human emphasis and highlight the role of geneticists to keep students interested and motivated. The seventh edition has been completely updated to reflect the latest developments in the field of genetics. Principles of Genetics continues to educate today’s students for tomorrows science by focusing on features that aid in content comprehension and application. This text is an unbound, three hole punched version.

iGenetics: A Molecular Approach 3rd Edition

Author:  Peter Russell

With its modern chapter organization and new “Focus on Genomics” boxes, iGenetics: A Molecular Approach reflects the increasing molecular emphasis in today’s experimental study of genes while helping students develop problem-solving skills and an appreciation for classic experiments. Although molecular topics are presented first, instructors can assign the chapters in any sequence.

Pedagogical features such as chapter-opening “Key Questions” and strategically placed “Keynotes” help students to efficiently master genetic concepts. The Genetics Place Companion Website contains interactive iActivities and narrated animations that help students visualize and understand processes and concepts that are illustrated in the text.

Molecular Cloning: A Laboratory Manual (Fourth Edition), Volume 1, 2 & 3 4th Edition

Author:  Michael R. Green, Joseph Sambrook

Molecular Cloning has served as the foundation of technical expertise in labs worldwide for 30 years. No other manual has been so popular, or so influential. Molecular Cloning, Fourth Edition, by the celebrated founding author Joe Sambrook and new co-author, the distinguished HHMI investigator Michael Green, preserves the highly praised detail and clarity of previous editions and includes specific chapters and protocols commissioned for the book from expert practitioners at Yale, U Mass, Rockefeller University, Texas Tech, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Washington University, and other leading institutions. The theoretical and historical underpinnings of techniques are prominent features of the presentation throughout, information that does much to help trouble-shoot experimental problems. For the fourth edition of this classic work, the content has been entirely recast to include nucleic-acid based methods selected as the most widely used and valuable in molecular and cellular biology laboratories. Core chapters from the third edition have been revised to feature current strategies and approaches to the preparation and cloning of nucleic acids, gene transfer, and expression analysis. They are augmented by 12 new chapters which show how DNA, RNA, and proteins should be prepared, evaluated, and manipulated, and how data generation and analysis can be handled. The new content includes methods for studying interactions between cellular components, such as microarrays, next-generation sequencing technologies, RNA interference, and epigenetic analysis using DNA methylation techniques and chromatin immunoprecipitation. To make sense of the wealth of data produced by these techniques, a bioinformatics chapter describes the use of analytical tools for comparing sequences of genes and proteins and identifying common expression patterns among sets of genes. Please take a look at our book preview site at molecularcloning.com. Building on thirty years of trust, reliability, and authority, the fourth edition of Molecular Cloning is the new gold standard–the one indispensable molecular biology laboratory manual and reference source.

Microbial Genetics (Jones and Bartlett Series in Biology) 2nd Edition

Author:  Stanley Maloy

Although many general genetics and molecular biology textbooks are available, few recent textbooks focus on microbial genetics. Furthermore, although many of the general genetics and molecular biology textbooks have sections on microbial genetics, they do not cover a wide variety of specialized aspects of microbial genetics. The first edition of David Freifelder?s Microbial Genetics sought to fill this niche.Since the first edition was published, there have been numerous advances in microbial genetics. Each of these advances required a solid knowledge of classic microbial genetics and modern molecular biology. Because David Freifelder is now deceased, Stanley R. Maloy and John E. Cronan, Jr. undertook the task of rewriting and updating the second edition of Microbial Genetics. They tried to include Archaea where relevant. Some sections are extensively rewritten, and other sections are only slightly changed. Table Of Contents: Preface / Preface to the First Edition / PART 1: Essentials of Genetics and Microbiology: Essentials of Genetics / Nucleic Acids / Proteins / Bacteria / Phage Biology / PART2: Molecular Aspects of Gene Expression: Gene Expression / Regulation of Gene Expression / PART 3: Maintenance of Genetic Information: DNA Replication / DNA Damage and Repair / Mutagenesis, Mutations, and Mutants / PART 4: Genetics of Bacteria and Phages: Plasmids / Transposable Elements / Bacterial Transformation / Bacterial Conjugation / Genetics of Phage T4 / Lytic Growth of Phage ? / Lysogeny / Transduction / Strain Construction / PART 5: The New Microbial Genetics: Genetic Engineering / Applications of Genetic Engineering / Index. Audience Undergraduate Students and Teachers

Genetics From Genes to Genomes

Authors:  Leland Hartwell Michael L. Goldberg, Janice Fischer, Leroy Hood 

From Genes to Genomes 7th Edition by  Michael L. Goldberg, Janice Fischer, Leroy Hood, Leland Hartwell. This ISBN: 9781260575828 is Textbook only. It does not come with online access code. Online Access code (should only be purchased when required by an instructor ) sold separately at another ISBN. The content of of this title on all formats are the same. Genetics: From Genes to Genomes is a cutting-edge, introductory genetics text authored by an unparalleled author team, including Nobel Prize winner, Leland Hartwell. This edition continues to build upon the integration of Mendelian and molecular principles, providing students with the links between the early understanding of genetics and the new molecular discoveries that have changed the way the field of genetics is viewed.

Genetics: Analysis and Principles

Author:  Robert Brooker

Genetics: Analysis and Principles is a one-semester, introductory genetics textbook that takes an experimental approach to understanding genetics. By weaving one or two experiments into the narrative of each chapter, students can simultaneously explore the scientific method and understand the genetic principles that have been learned from these experiments. The pedagogy of Genetics: Analysis & Principles has been designed to foster student learning. Instead of being a collection of facts and figures,this text is intended to be an engaging and motivating textbook in which formative assessment allows students to move ahead and learn the material in a productive way.

Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes: Analysis of Genes and Genomes 9th Edition

Author:  Daniel L. Hartl, Bruce Cochrane

Genetics: Analysis of Genes and Genomes is a resource uniquely suited for learning and applying genetics to our world. Its DNA first presentation frames the discussion of genetics in modern terms, which provides the user the context to then understand its Mendelian history. Genetics continues to treat transmission genetics, molecular genetics, and evolutionary genetics as fully integrated subjects and provides students with an unprecedented understanding of the basic process of gene transmission, mutation, expression, and regulation. A new unit structure with self-contained chapters provides the flexibility to fit any course design, whether it be Mendel-early, Chromosome-early, or a Genome-first approach. The dynamism of genetics is also perfectly captured, as coverage of technological advances is woven together with ethical controversies. Problem-solving is a core element to this experimental discipline, and the ninth edition of Genetics is unparalleled in the tools it provides to unlock this fascinating subject. This rich resource allows students copious opportunities to practice and learn by using the clearly-presented mathematical concepts and exercises and chapter problems that encourage students to analyze and apply new skills.

Genetic Analysis: Genes, Genomes, and Networks in Eukaryotes 3rd Edition

Author:  Philip Meneely

With its unique integration of genetics and molecular biology, Genetic Analysis probes fascinating questions such as these, detailing how our understanding of key genetic phenomena can be used to understand biological systems. Opening with a brief overview of key genetic principles, model organisms, and epigenetics, the book goes on to explore the use of gene mutations and the analysis of gene expression and activity. A discussion of the interactions of genes during suppression, synthetic enhancement, and epistasis follows, which is then expanded into a consideration of genetic networks and personal genomics.

Drawing on the latest experimental tools, including CRISPR-Cas9 genome editing, microarrays, RNAi screens, and bioinformatics approaches, Genetic Analysis provides a state-of-the-art review of the field, but in a truly student-friendly manner. It uses extended case studies and text boxes to augment the narrative, taking the reader right to the forefront of contemporary research, without losing its clarity of explanation and insight.

We are in an age where, despite knowing so much about biological systems, we are just beginning to realise how much more there is still to understand. Genetic Analysis is the ideal guide to how we can use the awesome power of molecular genetics to further our understanding.

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