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Making sense of genes [electronic resource] / Kostas Kampourakis, University of Geneva.

Author/Creator:
Kampourakis, Kostas author.
Publication:
Cambridge, United Kingdom ; New York, NY : Cambridge University Press, 2017.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 307 pages) : illustrations.
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Subjects:
Genes.
Medical subjects:
Genetic Phenomena.
Contents:
Prolegomena : genes, science, and science fiction
Mendel and the origins of the gene concept
The genes of classical genetics
The molecularization of genes
So, what are genes?
Genes for (almost) everything
Are there genes for characters?
Are there genes for diseases?
So, what do genes do?
Genes are implicated in the development of characters
Genes account for variation in characters
Genomes are more than the sum of genes
Limitations in the study of genomes
Concluding remarks : how to think and talk about genes?
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Cambridge Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Cambridge University Press
ISBN:
9781316422939 (electronic bk.)
1316422933 (electronic bk.)
9781107128132
1107128137
9781107567498
1107567491
Publisher Number:
99973096251
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.