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BIOS Scientific, 2002 - Science - 572 pages
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Covering molecular genetics from the genomics perspective, Genomes, has been completely rewritten to incorporate the major advances made in the past three years. The new edition includes: the sequencing of the human genome; characterisation of genome expression and replication processes, and transcriptomics and proteomics.
Genomes 2 has been extended to include more introductory material making it appropriate for early undergraduate study. As with the first edition, the superb full-colour illustrations are free to download.

* Expanded introductory material
* New study aids: (Learning Objectives - Highlighted Key Terms - Self Study Questions - Problem-based Learning)
* New coverage of the transcriptome and proteome
* New chapter on cloning techniques and PCR
* Extensive update of functional analysis, genome expression, and genome replication and evolution

Terry Brown has been based at UMIST, Manchester, UK since 1981. He is currently Professor of Biomolecular Archaeology and Head of Biomolecular Sciences. Terry is a highly respected author having written 8 books (translated into numerous languages) and approximately 150 other publications including 50 research papers on genomics, molecular evolution and biomolecular archaeology. He has also given invited research papers at more than 35 international conferences.

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This undergraduate textbook concentrates on the study of the genome (the total genetic makeup of an organism) as a whole rather than the traditional approach of studying specific genes. The writing is ... Read full review

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