Format:
Book
Author:
Claybourne, Anna.
Title:
The Usborne Introduction to genes & DNA / Anna Claybourne ; designed and illustrated by Stephen Moncrieff ; scientific consultant, Michael J. Reiss ; edited by Felicity Brooks ; additional designs by Laura Parker.
Edition:
[American ed.]
Publisher, Date:
Tulsa, Okla. : EDC Pub., c2006.
Description:
63 p. : col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Summary:
This book takes the reader deep inside a cell to see where genes are found and goes behind the headlines to explain cloning, gene therapy, the human genome, DNA testing, GM foods, genetic engineering, and much more.
Subjects:
Genes -- Juvenile literature.
Genes -- Computer network resources -- Juvenile literature.
DNA -- Juvenile literature.
DNA -- Computer network resources -- Juvenile literature.
Genetic engineering -- Juvenile literature.
Genetic engineering -- Computer network resources -- Juvenile literature.
Genes.
Genes -- Computer network resources.
DNA.
DNA -- Computer network resources.
Genetic engineering.
Genetic engineering -- Computer network resources.
Other Author:
Moncrieff, Stephen.
Reiss, Michael J. (Michael Jonathan), 1958-
Brooks, Felicity.
Other Title:
Introduction to genes & DNA
Internet-linked introduction to genes & DNA
Genes and DNA
Notes:
Originally published : London : Usborne, c2003.
Includes web-linked resources and index.
Contents:
The gene revolution -- Understanding genes -- Where are genes? -- Chromosomes -- The gene code -- Building a baby -- Genes at work -- Passing on genes -- Genetic traits -- Changing over time -- How genetics began -- Discovering DNA -- Gene science today -- The human genome -- Genetic engineering -- GM foods -- Genetic medicine -- Designer babies -- Cloning -- Living forever -- DNA testing -- Right or wrong? -- Perfect people -- Making money -- Making monsters -- Into the future -- Timeline -- Who's who.
ISBN:
9781601300126 (lib. bdg.)
1601300123 (lib. bdg.)
9780794515621 (pbk.)
0794515622 (pbk.)
Other Number:
124067934
System Availability:
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Current Holds:
0
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Control Number:
754744
Course Reserves:
0
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