Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Michael P. Weiner, Stacey Gabriel, J. Claiborne Stephens.|
|Contributions||Weiner, Michael P., 1958-, Gabriel, Stacey., Stephens, J. Claiborne.|
|LC Classifications||QH440.5 .G455 2007|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780879697808, 9780879697792|
|LC Control Number||2007023448|
In Genetic Variation: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers address the rising importance of genome variation, both at the level of the individual and in population-based studies of disease, with a collection of detailed protocols reflecting the nature and impact of genetic variation on human phenotypes. The contributions cover a majority. If all members of a species have the same set of genes, how can there be genetic variation? As indicated earlier, the answer is that genes come in different forms called alleles. In a population, for any given gene there can be from one to many different alleles; however, because most organisms carry only one or two chromosome sets per cell, any individual organism can carry only one or two alleles per gene. Genetic Variation: A Laboratory Manualis the first compendium of protocols specifically geared towards genetic variation studies, and includes thorough discussions on their applications for human. In Genetic Variation: Methods and Protocols, expert researchers address the rising importance of genome variation, both at the level of the individual and in population-based studies of disease, with a collection of detailed protocols reflecting the nature and impact of genetic variation on human phenotypes. The contributions cover a majority of the most important forms of genetic variation .
Quantitative Genetic Variation describes some of the experimental approaches to quantitative genetic variation, along with their potential applications and limitations. as well as cytological markers and quantitative variation in wheat. This book will be extremely useful to students, researchers, and geneticists. Show less. How Much Genetic Variation Exists Among Humans? Homo sapiens is a relatively young species and has not had as much time to accumulate genetic variation as have the vast majority of species on earth, most of which predate humans by enormous expanses of time. Nonetheless, there is considerable genetic variation in our species. The human genome comprises about 3 × 10 9 base pairs of DNA, . Genetic variation refers to differences among the genomes of members of the same species. A genome is all the hereditary information—all the genes—of an instance, the human genome contains somewhere between twenty and twenty-five thousand genes. Genetic variation can be defined as the genetic makeup of organisms within a population are inherited segments of DNA that contain codes for the production of proteins. Genes exists in alternate versions, or alleles that determine distinct traits that can be passed on from parents to : Regina Bailey.
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