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Genetics and genetic engineering / Barbara Wexler.

By: Wexler, Barbara.
Contributor(s): Gale Group.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Information Plus reference series; Gale virtual reference library.Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, 2008Edition: 2007 ed.Description: 1 online resource (viii, 164 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781414429519 (electronic book); 1414429517 (electronic book).Subject(s): Genetics | Genetic engineering | Genetics -- History | Nature and nurture | Evolutionary genetics | Human chromosome abnormalities -- Diagnosis | Cloning | Genetics -- Moral and ethical aspectsAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Genetics and genetic engineering.DDC classification: 576.5 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The history of genetics -- Understanding genetics -- Genetics and evolution -- Genetics and the environment -- Genetic disorders -- Genetic testing -- The human genome project -- Cloning -- Genetic engineering and biotechnology -- Ethical issues and public opinion.
Summary: Provides an overview of genetics and genetic engineering in the United States. Includes issues such as genetic testing to screen for disease susceptibility and the implications of test results; whether to permit cloning of human organs; and the advisability of raising genetically modified crops.
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QH430 .W495 2008 (Browse shelf) https://ezproxy.uttyler.edu/login?url=http://link.galegroup.com/apps/pub/1OHF/GVRL?sid=gale_marc&u=txshracd2605 Available ocn244484370

"ISSN 1546-6426".

"Formerly published by Information Plus, Wylie, Texas."

Includes bibliographical references and index.

The history of genetics -- Understanding genetics -- Genetics and evolution -- Genetics and the environment -- Genetic disorders -- Genetic testing -- The human genome project -- Cloning -- Genetic engineering and biotechnology -- Ethical issues and public opinion.

Provides an overview of genetics and genetic engineering in the United States. Includes issues such as genetic testing to screen for disease susceptibility and the implications of test results; whether to permit cloning of human organs; and the advisability of raising genetically modified crops.

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