Molecular Genetics of Bacteria
This updated edition uses a molecular approach to introduce students to bacterial genetics. Covers a wide range of concepts and applications including the latest developments. Provides clear explanations of techniques and terminology. Reverse genetics, gene cloning, DNA, RNA, molecular methods for gene mapping, retroviruses and live recombinant vaccines are among the topics discussed.
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METHODS AND TERMINOLOGY
CAUSES OF VARIATION
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