Publisher description for Encyclopedia of genetics / editors-in-chief, Sydney Brenner, Jeffrey H. Miller ; associate editors, William J. Broughton ... [et al.].
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The Encyclopedia of Genetics is a comprehensive four-volume set covering the wide variety of disciplines that use genetic principles as a part of their scientific foundation. In-depth treatments of specialized topics are prepared for an audience that includes high school and undergraduate students as well as graduate students, faculty and researchers. Articles are generally short, numerous, alphabetically arranged by subject, and heavily cross-referenced.
The Encyclopedia provides:
* Comprehensive coverage: at 4 volumes and over 1,700 entries this is the largest Genetics reference work currently available
* Complete, up-to-date information
* Initial online access to the online version, which includes fully searchable text and numerous hyperlinks to related sites
* Cross-references to related articles within the Encyclopedia
* 2800 pages
two-color printing throughout text and figures
color plate sections also included
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Genetics Encyclopedias