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A dictionary of genetics, Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield

Label
A dictionary of genetics
Title
A dictionary of genetics
Statement of responsibility
Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Genetics, the most rapidly advancing of the life sciences, has stimulated more diverse disciplines in the natural and social sciences than any other field. The fact that it has encouraged scientists of varied backgrounds -- anthropologists, chemists, computer specialists, engineers, mathematicians, paleontologists, physicians, and physicists -- to contribute to its development is one reason for its prodigious growth. Such growth is accompanied by a proliferation in terminology, which creates a problem both to beginning students and scientists from other disciplines who read papers by geneticists. Various terms, especially in molecular and cell biology, are newly coined and thus not found in any collegiate or biology dictionaries; in some cases, the terms are unknown to students with little or no background in taxonomy." "This much-needed fifth edition of the Dictionary of Genetics has been organized to provide a quick understanding to students and non-geneticists. It includes over 6,500 definitions of terms and species names relevant to the study of genetics. Also featured are a chronology that spans 400 years of genetic study and an extensive bibliography. The entries are for both strictly genetic terms and also nongenetic terms that are often encountered in the literature. Thus the book is helpful not only to beginning geneticists, but to anyone involved in life sciences. Book jacket."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
King, Robert C
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QH427
LC item number
.K55 2002
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1930-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Stansfield, William D.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • Genetics
Label
A dictionary of genetics, Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-508)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dictionary of Genetics.
  • p. 3
  • Appendix A
  • Classification.
  • p. 371
  • Appendix B
  • Domesticated Species.
  • p. 377
  • Appendix C
  • Chronology.
  • p. 380
  • Index of Scientists Listed in the Chronology.
  • p. 409
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 419
  • Appendix D
  • Periodicals Cited in the Literature.
  • p. 422
  • Multijournal Publishers.
  • p. 435
  • Foreign Words Commonly Found in Scientific Titles.
  • p. 437
  • Appendix E
  • Genetic Databases.
  • p. 439
Control code
ocm45879540
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
vii, 530 p.
Isbn
9780195143256
Lccn
2001021984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A dictionary of genetics, Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 505-508)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Dictionary of Genetics.
  • p. 3
  • Appendix A
  • Classification.
  • p. 371
  • Appendix B
  • Domesticated Species.
  • p. 377
  • Appendix C
  • Chronology.
  • p. 380
  • Index of Scientists Listed in the Chronology.
  • p. 409
  • Bibliography.
  • p. 419
  • Appendix D
  • Periodicals Cited in the Literature.
  • p. 422
  • Multijournal Publishers.
  • p. 435
  • Foreign Words Commonly Found in Scientific Titles.
  • p. 437
  • Appendix E
  • Genetic Databases.
  • p. 439
Control code
ocm45879540
Dimensions
26 cm.
Edition
6th ed.
Extent
vii, 530 p.
Isbn
9780195143256
Lccn
2001021984
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill.

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