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Title What's in Your Genes? [electronic resource] : From the Color of Your Eyes to the Length of Your Life, a Revealing Look at Your Genetic Traits.
Author McKissick, Katie.
Publication Cincinnati : F+W Media, 2013.
Description 1 online resource (339 pages)
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Call # eBOOK
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Title Page; Dedication; Contents; Introduction; Part 1: The Basics; Your Friend, DNA; DNA, the Copycat; Team Protein; The Genetic Code; Just Genes; Figuring It Out; You're a Mutant; We're Not Special; Junk in the Genome?; Gene Storage; Part 2: Where You Got Your Genes; Let's Talk about Sex ... Cells; One Monk's Boredom; When Genes Duke It Out; The Magic 46; The Sex(y) Chromosomes; Part 3: Your Genes and Traits; Sometimes One Is All It Takes; A Gene Symphony; Taste Receptors; Mitochondrial Genes; Guys, Baldness Has Nothing to Do with Your Dad; The Ins and Outs of Blood Types
Optometrists' Favorite GenesWhen Red and Green Look the Same; Those Baby Blues; Superseers; Straight, Curly, Brown, Blonde; Magnificent Melanin; Lefties and Righties; Genetics of Size; Dwarfs and Giants; Stupid Cancer Genes; Troublesome Genes; Five Fingers?; Bubble Boys to Superheroes; Allergy Fun Time; Mysteries of Your Mind; Your You-ness; Part 4: Beyond Your Genes; Nurture Your Nature; Twinsies!; More Than Just Genes; What Fruit Flies and Others Tell Us; Comparative Genomics; Who Owns Your Genes?; Get Your Sequence!; The Future of Genetics; Sources and Further Reading; Glossary
About the AuthorAcknowledgments; Copyright
Summary A crash course in genetics! Everyone knows that if you come from a family of brunettes, you're likely to be born with brown hair. But did you know your hair color may also affect how often you get sunburned? Or how often you need to take vitamin supplements? What's in Your Genes? goes beyond Gregor Mendel and dominant/recessive genes to show you all the ins and outs of what determines your DNA. Each entry provides you with a sneak peek into your DNA sequence and teaches you exactly how your body is able to create that wonderful you-ness that no one else has. From your.
Subject Genetics, Medical -- popular works.
Genetics.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: McKissick, Katie What's in Your Genes? : From the Color of Your Eyes to the Length of Your Life, a Revealing Look at Your Genetic Traits Cincinnati : F+W Media,c2013 9781440567643
ISBN 9781440567650 (electronic bk.)
1440567654 (electronic bk.)

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