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The most current, complete, and compellingly written textbook for those studying Genomics for the first time. Our genome is the blueprint for our existence: Yet it is more than a static information store: But how do we identify les, genes that make up our genome?

How do we determine their function?

And how do different genes form the regulatory networks that direct the processes of life? Introduction to Genomics is the most up-to-date and complete textbook for students approaching the subject for the first time.


Lesk’s engaging writing style brings a narrative to a disparate field of study and offers a fascinating insight into what can be revealed from the study of genomes.

Introduction to Genomics – Paperback – Arthur Lesk – Oxford University Press

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Features About the Author s Features This fully updated and restructured new edition, which includes two new chapters, takes account of new developments and technologies, presenting a logical and coherent athur of leso science today The author’s widely praised writing style leads the reader through a conceptually challenging subject in a clear, lucid way, building confidence and enthusiasm for the subject from page one Broad and fascinating range of real-world examples are relevant across genetics modules more widely New “Looking Forward” features make the links between each chapter explicit and helping students connect seemingly different topics.


Lezk learning tools throughout encourage and support self-directed learning, helping the student to master the subject An Online Resource Center features an extensive range of resources for both lecturers and students, enhancing the value of the book as a teaching and learning tool.

Introduction to Genomics

About the Author s Arthur M. Table of Contents 1.

The Human Genome Project 3. Mapping, Sequencing, Annotation, and Databases 4. Evolution and Genomic Change 5.

Genomes of Prokaryotes and Viruses 6. Genomes of Eukaryotes 7. Genomics and Anthropology Monday – Friday, 8: