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Cover for Vignettes of the history of genetics.

This chapter enumerates historical developments in genetics up to the 21st century, starting from Mendelism, the rise of Drosophila and cytogenetics to mutation, non-nuclear inheritance, pleiotropy and transformation. The future of genetics is mentioned, indicating that the role of quantitative...

Author(s)
Rédei, G. P.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240214)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Basic horse genetics.

We have a much richer vocabulary to discuss genetics than was available to Gregor Mendel. But genes remain abstract concepts discussed using words such as dominant, recessive, reading frame, double helix and Punnett square. Nevertheless, these concepts are useful to make us more successful horse...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643298)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic concepts and genomic technology for genetic epidemiology.

This chapter provides a brief review of basic concepts in human genetics and a summary of recent advances in genomic technology, with an emphasis on their relevance to genetic epidemiology. Concepts and topics related to single genes include: Mendelian inheritance, modes of inheritance, the Online...

Author(s)
Austin, M. A.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641812)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles of rabbit genetics.

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce the subject of genetics as it pertains to practical rabbit breeding. Highlights includes: genes: the basic units of inheritance, Mendelian genetics, other basic genetic terms, and gene expression.

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vignettes of the history of genetics.

This chapter reviews the history of genetics, which include Mendelism, late development of genetics, the advancement of Drosophila and cytogenetics, mutation, non-nuclear inheritance, pleiotropy, gene numbers, transformation. The future of genetics is also discussed.

Author(s)
Rédei, G. P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996011)
Type
Book chapter