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Genetics: Analysis and Principles [Hardcover]

Robert Brooker
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January 14, 2011 0073525286 978-0073525280 4
Genetics: Analysis and Principles is a one-semester, introductory genetics textbook that takes an experimental approach to understanding genetics. By weaving one or two experiments into the narrative of each chapter, students can simultaneously explore the scientific method and understand the genetic principles that have been learned from these experiments.

Rob Brooker, author of market leading texts in Genetics and Intro Biology for majors, brings his clear and accessible writing style to this new edition.

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About the Author

Rob Brooker (Ph.D., Yale University) received his B.A. in biology at Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio, in 1978. At Harvard, he studied lactose permease, the product of the lacY gene of the lac operon. He continues working on transporters at the University of Minnesota, where he is a Professor in the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development and has an active research laboratory. At the University of Minnesota, Dr. Brooker teaches undergraduate courses in biology, genetics, and cell biology. In addition to many other publications, he has written two undergraduate genetics texts published by McGraw-Hill: Genetics: Analysis & Principles, 4th edition, copyright 2012, and Concepts of Genetics, copyright 2012.

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  • Hardcover: 864 pages
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Science/Engineering/Math; 4 edition (January 14, 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0073525286
  • ISBN-13: 978-0073525280
  • Product Dimensions: 1.2 x 8.9 x 10.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 4.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (16 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #89,384 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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13 of 14 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Great book if you're severely manic. October 23, 2012
The author of this book clearly knows his stuff. But it reads like he's giving a monolog during the third day of a crack binge. It is so disorganized, I find myself having to read passages four or five times in order to establish a conceptual framework for the material being discussed. Look, I understand that genetics is an emerging science and that the field and sub-fields have a lot of big holes that are actively being filled in. But it is still possible to present the material in a straightforward and systematized fashion. Ugh... My advice to anyone who gets stuck with this book is to scan each section first, then read through one or two subheadings before you actually start reading a subheading critically and taking notes. And if your instructor requires you to know about the experiments that are discussed, skip those and go back to them later because they don't actually help you understand the other material. Then cross-reference any unclear points from another textbook, or the interweb.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book for introducing yourself to genetics January 8, 2013
By Justin
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Best selling genetics textbook for a reason. This made genetics an easy A for me. It takes the scary out of what many consider a difficult (undergrad) biology course. He leaves a lot of holes (that only an advanced genetics student would notice) but this text is meant for intro type genetics courses (still 4xx/4xxx level) not advanced genetics or human genetics. If you like Brooker's Biology textbook you'll enjoy this. Not sure why one reviewer thought it was poorly written/organized. Are you sure you are referring to his 4th edition? First 3 editions maybe, but not this one.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Basic textbook March 21, 2013
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This book is up to the standards of most college textbooks out there. That said, it is packed with good information and graphical figures but never a joy to read.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Good April 28, 2012
By Garrett
This is a good introductory genetics book. It covers all the basic of the subject areas well. I had this book for a genetics class and found the book accessible.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars July 4, 2014
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It's a great textbook - very interesting and easy to understand. I wanted to keep it!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Rent Textbooks with Amazon! June 16, 2014
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Book was delivered within two days, which I needed it right away. Book is in great condition and I intend on keeping it that way so others will be just as satisfied. Won't rent books any other way now
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5.0 out of 5 stars Genetics: Analysis and Principles May 13, 2014
By Aaron
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A great textbook, the material is easy to understand and clearly explained. I plan on reading the chapters that were not covered in class just because the material was presented so well.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Genetics March 28, 2014
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Bought textbook for my granddaughter. She stated this was a great help in her work. But expensive for a textbook.
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