Genetics: From Genes to Genomes
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Genetics: From Genes to Genomes

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Genetics: From Genes to Genomes is a cutting-edge, introductory genetics text authored by an unparalleled author team, including Nobel Prize winner, Leland Hartwell. The Third Edition continues to build upon the integration of Mendelian and molecular principles, providing students with the links between early genetics understanding and the new molecular discoveries that ha...more
Hardcover, 960 pages
Published October 9th 2006 by McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math (first published 1999)
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This the the text for my Genomics class. So far it's a great reference book. Explains well a lot of topics that I struggled with in Epigenetics and Biochemistry.
Preston Lee
For those looking for a broad yet deep introduction to genetics in a single book, "Genetics: From Genes To Genomes" delivers on both accounts. Hartwell, Hood et. al. are well known authorities in the field, and you'll be hard pressed to find another textbook at this level of content value in the foreseeable future.

Unfortunately, good things seldom come cheap--as you've undoubtedly noticed by the three digits to the left of the decimal point--but short of actually enrolling in molecular biology c...more
Interesting subject matter that ties in beautifully with my lab work. Unfortunately, the professors teaching this course skip around the text far too much, which makes for a confusing read.
May 23, 2011 Guy rated it 4 of 5 stars
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So fascinating . . . except for the genetics of spores. I could have done without that, and more of how genetics effects everything about humans
Chris Rogers
Probably my favorite textbook so far in college.

Also, I use this to keep by lap cool when I'm playing minecraft on my computer in bed.
Once in a while one just needs to educate oneself. I learned a lot, even if it is written in that horrible boring textbook style.
actually wasn't that mind-numbingly boring
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Good but already old for reading about genetics!
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