Molecular Biology

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Garland Science, May 3, 2012 - Medical - 382 pages
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Instant Notes in Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.

 

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Contents

Section A Informational macromolecules
1
Section B Properties of nucleic acids
33
Section C Prokaryotic and eukaryotic chromosome structure
45
Section D DNA replication
64
Section E DNA damage repair and recombination
78
Section F Transcription in bacteria
96
Section G Regulation of transcription in bacteria
110
Section H Transcription in eukaryotes
123
Section M Bacteriophages and eukaryotic viruses
210
Section N Cell cycle and cancer
226
Section O Gene manipulation
244
Section P Cloning vectors
265
Section Q Gene libraries and screening
283
Section R Analysis and uses of cloned DNA
293
Section S Functional genomics and the new technologies
317
Further reading
356

Section I Regulation of transcription in eukaryotes
141
Section J RNA processing and RNPs
154
Section K The genetic code and tRNA
176
Section L Protein synthesis
188
Abbreviations
365
Index
368
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Edinburgh Napier University

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