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CHAPTER 3 DNA—The Chemical Basis of Heredity 23
CHAPTER 4 Chromosomes—Organized DNA 33
CHAPTER 6 Genomes—Reading the Genetic Code 53
CHAPTER 7 Mutations—Misreading the Code 67
CHAPTER 9 Bacteria—A Different Way of Doing Things89
CHAPTER 10Organelles—Genetics Outside the Nucleus103
CHAPTER 11Viruses—Hijacking Heredity 113
CHAPTER 12Genetic Engineering—Sculpting the Code125
Suggested Additional References 193
Heredity Happens, but How?
The Scientific Monk
Mendel’s Experiments
Emerging Patterns
Extensions to Mendel’s Laws
Cell Theory
Animalcules and Nuclei
Schleiden and Schwann
Parts of the Cell
Counting Chromosomes
The Cell Cycle
Connecting Mendel with Chromosomes
The Race to Decipher DNA
The Double Helix
Replication of DNA
DNA Mutation and Repair
The Fly Room
The Structure of the Chromosome
How Genes Are Regulated
From the Micro to the Macro
Sequencing Other Species
Genome Mapping
Genome Variation
Types of Mutations
Causes of Mutations
What Is Cancer?
How Oncogenes Cause Cancer
Another Mutation That Causes Cancer
Characteristics of Bacteria
DNA Replication and Cell Division
Genetic Recombination of Bacteria
Regulation of Gene Activity in Bacteria
Organelle Inheritance
The Past Through Mitochondria
What Is a Virus?
Eukaryotic Viruses
Restriction Enzymes
The First Experiments
Amplifying DNA
Modifying Proteins
Genetic Engineering of Animals
Genetic Engineering of Plants
Gene Therapy
Concerns and Controversy
What Is Evolution?
Population Genetics
The Origin of Species
Phylogenetic Systematics
The Genetics of Human Evolution
Suggested Additional References
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