Basic and Molecular Genetics

by Tomar, Arun Kumar, Archana T Tomar & Sukhvir Singh Tomar

ISBN: 9789387057937
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 17995.00
Biblio : xx+598p., figs., tbls., indx., 25cm

Author Profile

Dr. Arun Kumar Tomar is presently holding the position of Head, Division of Animal Genetics and Breeding for the last four year and Director ICAR-Central Sheep and Wool Research Institute, Avikanagar, via Jaipur, Rajasthan. He did Ph.D. (Animal Breeding) from CCS, HAU, Hisar, B.Sc. (Ag.) and M.Sc. (Ag.) in A.H. and Dairying from J. V. College, Baraut, Bagpat (U.P.). He has published few books and many research papers and has experience of editorial work in the capacity of Assistant Editor of Res

About The Book

The present book is covered in 3 parts comprising 27 chapters. The first part covers “Mendelian or classical genetics” in 11 chapters dealing with introduction to genetics, sources of genetic variation, heredity and environment, Mendelism, Chromosomal theory of inheritance, Exceptions to Mendelism [Multiple alleles, gene expression (action) on phenotypic level, Linkage of genes and crossing over], Sex determination and sex controlled inheritance. The second part covers “Molecular genetics” in 14

Table of Contents

Preface vii Part 1: Mendelian Genetics 1. Introduction to Genetics 3 2. Variation in Populations 15 3. Heredity and Environment 33 4. Mendel’s Laws of Heredity 47 5. Chromosome Theory of Heredity 65 6. Multiple Alleles 71 7. Gene Action I. Allelic Interaction (Additive Gene Action) 87 8. Gene Action II. Non-Allelic Interaction (Epistasis) 101 9. Linkage and Crossing Over 121 10. Sex Determination 157 11. Sex Controlled Inheritance 171 Part 2: Molecular Genetics 12. Microbial Geneti