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

Details

No. of pages:
216
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2012
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
Electronic ISBN:
9780123982834
Print ISBN:
9780123943941

About the serial-volume-editors

Theodore Friedmann

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

Jay Dunlap

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

Stephen F. Goodwin

Dr. Stephen Goodwin works at the University of Oxford.

Reviews

Praise for previous volumes in the series:
"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." –Nature

"Can be highly recommended to geneticists, and biologists in general...will prove to be of high importance for the development of the science of genetics." –Science