Crash Course Cell Biology and Genetics Updated Edition, 4th Edition
Crash Course – your effective everyday study companion PLUS the perfect antidote for exam stress! Save time and be assured you have all the core information you need in one place to excel on your course and achieve exam success.
A winning formula now for over 15 years, each series volume has been fine-tuned and fully updated, with an improved layout tailored to make your life easier. Specially written by senior medical students or recent graduates – those who have just been in the exam situation – with all information thoroughly checked and quality assured by expert faculty advisors, the result is books which exactly meet your needs and you know you can trust.
The subject of cell biology and genetics has never been more essential to the medical curriculum and to modern medicine – yet is widely feared by students. This fully revised edition aims to make it as easy to understand and remember as possible, to ensure a solid grounding in the essential underlying principles and how they relate to clinical practice. It incorporates the latest developments in this fascinating and fast-moving field – including the human genome project and spin-offs such as the thousand genome project – as well as discussion of important ethical issues. Emerging molecular tools and laboratory techniques are explained so that you can appreciate where new treatments for genetic disease and screening technologies have arisen. An updated self-assessment section matching the latest exam formats then allows you to assess your progress and test your performance.