Lisa Yount i
To the memory of my parents, with thanks for a lively set of genes, and to my brother, Stuart, with whom I seem to share more of those genes than either of us might have thought
MODERN GENETICS: Engineering Life
Copyright © 2006, 1997 by Lisa Yount
This is a revised edition of GENETICS AND GENETIC ENGINEERING Copyright © 1997 by Lisa Yount
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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Modern genetics: engineering life / Lisa Yount. — Rev. ed.
p. cm.— (Milestone in discovery and invention) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-8160-5744-3 (acid-free paper)
1. Genetics—History—Juvenile literature. 2. Genetic engineering—History— Juvenile literature. I. Yount, Lisa. Genetics and genetic engineering. II. Title. III. Series. QH437.5Y68 2006
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