By Jean-Paul Gaudillière,Hans-Jörg Rheinberger
The booklet exhibits that the expertise of genetic mapping is not at all a contemporary acquisition of molecular genetics or maybe genetic engineering. It demonstrates that the improvement of mapping applied sciences has observed the increase of recent genetics from its very beginnings. In part One, Mendelian genetics is decided in standpoint from the perspective of the detection and outline of linkage phenomena. part addresses the function of mapping for the experimental operating perform of classical geneticists, their social interactions and for the laboratory 'life worlds'.
With precise analyses of the medical practices of mapping and its representation of the variety of mapping practices this e-book is an important contibution to the historical past of genetics. A spouse quantity from an identical editors - From Molecular Genetics to Genomics: The Mapping Cultures of 20th Century Genetics - covers the historical past of molecular genetics and genomics.
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Classical Genetic Research and its Legacy: The Mapping Cultures of Twentieth-Century Genetics (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine) by Jean-Paul Gaudillière,Hans-Jörg Rheinberger