Synopses & Reviews
For all introductory genetics courses.
Focus on essential genetic topics and explore the latest breakthroughs
Known for its focus on conceptual understanding, problem solving, and practical applications, the bestselling Essentials of Genetics strengthens problem-solving skills and explores the essential genetics topics that today's students need to understand. The 10th Edition has been extensively updated to provide comprehensive coverage of important, emerging topics such as CRISPR-Cas, epigenetics, and genetic testing. Additionally, a new Special Topic chapter covers Advances in Neurogenetics with a focus on Huntington Disease, and new essays on Genetics, Ethics, and Society emphasize ethical considerations that genetics is bringing into everyday life. The accompanying Mastering Genetics online platform includes new tutorials on topics such as CRISPR-Cas and epigenetics, and new Dynamic Study Modules, which support student learning of key concepts and prepare them for class.
Also available as a Pearson eText or packaged with Mastering Genetics:
Pearson eText is a simple-to-use, mobile-optimized, personalized reading experience that can be adopted on its own as the main course material. It lets students highlight, take notes, and review key vocabulary all in one place, even when offline. Seamlessly integrated videos and other rich media engage students and give them access to the help they need, when they need it. Educators can easily share their own notes with students so they see the connection between their eText and what they learn in class - motivating them to keep reading, and keep learning.
If your instructor has assigned Pearson eText as your main course material, search for:
0135588847 / 9780135588840 Pearson eText Essentials of Genetics -- Access Card, 10/e
0135588782 / 9780135588789 Pearson eText Essentials of Genetics -- Instant Access, 10/e
Also available with Mastering Genetics
By combining trusted author content with digital tools and a flexible platform, Mastering personalizes the learning experience and improves results for each student.Mastering Genetics allows students to develop problem-solving skills, learn from tutorials on key genetics concepts, and gain a better understanding of emerging topics.
If you would like to purchase both the physical text and Mastering Genetics, search for:
0135173604 / 9780135173602 Essentials of Genetics Plus Mastering Genetics -- Access Card Package
Package consists of:
- 0134898419 / 9780134898414 Essentials of Genetics
- 0135188687 / 9780135188682 Mastering Genetics with Pearson eText -- ValuePack Access Card -- for Essentials of Genetics
You are purchasing a standalone book; Pearson eText and Mastering A&P do not come packaged with this content. Students, ask your instructor for the correct package ISBN and Course ID. Instructors, contact your Pearson representative for more information.