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Scitable is a collection of overviews of various scientific topics, currently just genetics topics, and a community site for scientists and science educators, hosted and produced by the "Nature Publishing Group" . The content contains over 200 genetics review articles organized into 9 different topics, ranging from "Chromosomes and Cytogenetics" to "Population and Quantitative Genetics". A second organizational scheme is the "Learning Paths," which is a linear sequence of some of the articles... More
Material Type: Reference Material
Technical Format: HTML/Text
Date Added to MERLOT: November 24, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: August 20, 2012
Submitter: Jeff Bell
Keywords: Population Genetics, Alu, Histones, Expressivity, Genetic Code, Threshold Traits, Centromeres, PCR, Evolutionary Genetics, Pleiotropy, Chromosomes, Bioenergy, Monophyletic Groups, Restriction Enzymes, Trisomy 21, Nucleic Acid Structure, Cytogenetics, Genetic Disorders, Histone Modifications, Mendel, Ancestral Genomes, Genetic Screening, Mendelian Ratios, Inheritance, Down Syndrome, Comparative Genomics, Biofuels, Biotechnology, Amplified Fragment Length Polymorphisms, Gene Regulation, Phylogenetic Trees, Shifting Balance Theory, Tumor Suppressor Genes, Gene Expression, Pufferfish, Hybridization, Gene Flow, Quantitative PCR, Oncogenes, Transcription Factors, Chromatin Immunoprecipitation, Microarrays, Reverse Transcriptase, Dimorphisms, AFLP, Jumping Genes, Quantitative Genetics, Cloning genes, Sex Determination, DNA Fingerprinting, Trisomy, Gene Therapy, Cancer, Gene Doping, Penetrance, Heritability, Genomics


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Language: English
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