Advances in Genetics

Advances in Genetics

1st Edition - September 27, 2012

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  • Editors: Theodore Friedmann, Jay Dunlap, Stephen Goodwin
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982834

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Description

The field of genetics is rapidly evolving and new medical breakthroughs are occuring as a result of advances in knowledge of genetics. This series continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines.

Key Features

  • Includes methods for testing with ethical, legal, and social implications

Readership

Molecular geneticists, clinical geneticists, neurologists, neuroscientists, molecular biologists, and biochemists.

Table of Contents

  • Series Page

    Contributors

    Chapter 1 Biotechnologies for the Management of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

    I Introduction

    II Biotechnologies Applied to the Characterization, Conservation, and Utilization of Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture

    III Current Status of Biotechnologies for the Management of Crop Genetic Resources

    IV Current Status of Biotechnologies for the Management of Forest Genetic Resources

    V Current Status of Biotechnologies for the Management of Animal Genetic Resources

    VI Current Status of Biotechnologies for the Management of Aquatic Genetic Resources

    Chapter 2 Transposable Elements and Insecticide Resistance

    I Introduction

    II Transposable Elements

    III Effects of TEs on Host Fitness and Evolution

    IV Insecticide Resistance

    V TEs Conferring Insecticide Resistance

    VI Sex-Specific Effects of TEs Independent of DDT Resistance

    VII Ongoing and Future Research

    Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 216
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2012
  • Published: September 27, 2012
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780123982834

About the Serial Volume Editors

Theodore Friedmann

School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, USA

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, USA

Jay Dunlap

Dr. Jay Dunlap works at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.

Affiliations and Expertise

The Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth, NH, USA

Stephen Goodwin

Dr. Stephen Goodwin works at the University of Oxford.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Oxford, UK

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