Publisher description for Genomes 3 / T. A. Brown.

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Covering molecular genetics from the basics through to genome expression and molecular phylogenetics, Genomes 3 is the latest edition of this pioneering textbook. Newly updated to incorporate the recent major advances, Genomes 3 is an invaluable companion for any undergraduate throughout their studies in molecular genetics.

Genomes 3 builds on the achievements of the previous editions putting genomes, rather than genes, at the center of molecular genetics teaching. Recognizing that molecular biology research was being driven more by genome sequencing and functional analysis than by research into genes, this approach has gathered momentum in recent years.

The new edition has been significantly restructured and updated to incorporate recent major advances.

Key Features:
BL two NEW chapters on genome anatomies, covering the latest sequencing achievements
BL NEW chapter on genome function, to describe the latest technologies used in studying the transcriptome and the proteome
BL new chapter on recombination, providing expanded coverage of genome evolution
BL major restructuring of chapter order, to align the book more closely to the practical reality of molecular genetics courses
BL newly designed and significantly expanded end-of-chapter exercises, including multiple-choice questions and innovative figure tests
BL newly re-drawn artwork, with the emphasis throughout on simplicity and scientific consistency
BL FREE CD-ROM of the artwork supplied with every copy

One of the outstanding features of the book is the clarity of style and presentation. The artwork has been entirely re-drawn for the third edition, with the emphasis throughout on simplicity and scientific consistency. Genomes 3 provides the reader with a simple and elegant treatment of this fast-moving and rapidly expanding field.

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