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the best book in genetics

Postby nikhil.edu » Mon Jun 13, 2005 5:53 pm

hi all,
i'd like to know,as of today, which is the best book
on genetics.I mean it should explain all the basics
really well and then go to the advanced areas.
please tell me fast, i need one urgently

thank u n bye
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Postby biostudent84 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:02 pm

I don't think there is a "best" book for genetics. I would say find the most advanced book that you can actually understand.
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Postby ERS » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:17 pm

head to a college bookstore and see if you can find the introductory genetics textbook. Usually, they start simple and get into the more in depth topics. But again, there is always more to learn, so keep reading as you gain in understanding...
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Grey's as in anatomy?
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Postby biostudent84 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:19 pm

ERS wrote:Grey's as in anatomy?


Yep...

The problem isn't that it's very technical. The problem is that it's very technical and written in British. I have to reread sections sometimes just to understand the British terminology.
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Postby Winter » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:21 pm

is british terminology that different from american?
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Postby biostudent84 » Mon Jun 13, 2005 6:23 pm

KaylethGrey wrote:is british terminology that different from american?


Yes it is. Also, spellings differ very much, which can make it confusing if you're not familiar with the terms in the first place.
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Postby ERS » Tue Jun 14, 2005 1:11 am

Grey's is a great read! For further odd spellings and prolonged reading sessions try William Blackstone's Commentary on English Law. Quite interesting, but the s's and f's look pretty close in the original print.... argh
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Postby biostudent84 » Tue Jun 14, 2005 1:34 am

ERS wrote:Grey's is a great read! For further odd spellings and prolonged reading sessions try William Blackstone's Commentary on English Law. Quite interesting, but the s's and f's look pretty close in the original print.... argh
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Hahaha, I'll stick with one difficult book at a time.

It is nice to work in a cancer center. The things I don't understand, I can just ask one of the nurses :)
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Postby Winter » Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:31 am

You work in a cancer center? wow. What's it like?
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Postby cytochromeP » Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:39 am

Hi nikhil,

I sincerely RECOMMEND :
M.W. Strickberger.
Know thyself.
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Postby biostudent84 » Tue Jun 14, 2005 3:50 am

KaylethGrey wrote:You work in a cancer center? wow. What's it like?


Interesting, nonetheleast :) I can't say much because of the confientiality laws, but I CAN say that all the patients are SO nice and outgoing. If you met them on the street, you could not tell that they were sick in any way.
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Re: recommentdation

Postby nikhil.edu » Tue Jun 14, 2005 6:29 am

cytochromeP wrote:Hi nikhil,

I sincerely RECOMMEND :
M.W. Strickberger.


thank u cytochrome,
yup, ive heard a lot about strickberger
but there's another one, i dont remember which
The author's name perhaps starts with L
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