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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Decoding Your Genes (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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You're no idiot, of course. You suspect that you inherited your blue eyes from your mother and your rapier wit from your dad. But when it comes to understanding how genes are handed down, you'd have better luck teaching Dolly the lamb to talk. Don't send in the clones yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Decoding Your Genes uses everyday language to explain the role genes play in shaping who we are. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:

Synopsis:

This guide is for the layperson who's confused about the latest genetic technologies. It explains what genes are, how they work (or don't work), genetic engineering of plants, animals and people, cloning, DNA in the courts, genetic testing, and lots more, all in an easty-to-understand format with lots of illustrations to help get the points across. Learn how these technologies are already affecting your life.

Description:

1326096 Includes bibliographical references (p. [369]-370) and index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780028635866
Author:
Tagliaferro, Linda
Author:
Bloom, Mark Vincent
Publisher:
Alpha
Location:
New York, NY :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Genetics
Subject:
Human genetics
Subject:
Medical genetics
Subject:
Genetic code
Subject:
Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics
Subject:
General science
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides Lifestyle
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
19990701
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
9.22x7.32x1.02 in. 1.83 lbs.

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Science and Mathematics » Biology » Genetics
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Genetics

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"Synopsis" by , This guide is for the layperson who's confused about the latest genetic technologies. It explains what genes are, how they work (or don't work), genetic engineering of plants, animals and people, cloning, DNA in the courts, genetic testing, and lots more, all in an easty-to-understand format with lots of illustrations to help get the points across. Learn how these technologies are already affecting your life.
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