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Essential Genes - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131489882

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ISBN13: 978-0131489882
ISBN10: 0131489887
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Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
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Essential Genes - 06 edition

ISBN13: 978-0131489882

Benjamin Lewin

ISBN13: 978-0131489882
ISBN10: 0131489887
Cover type:
Edition: 06
Copyright: 2006
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 2006
International: No
Summary

Two decades ago Benjamin Lewin's Genes revolutionized the teaching of molecular biology and molecular genetics by introducing a unified approach to bacteria and higher organisms. Essential GENES continues the tradition ofremaining at the cutting edge of molecular biology, covering gene structure, organization, and expression.

Essential GENES begins with the sequence of the human and other genomes and starts with complete coverage of recent advances in genomics. The coverage of genomics is then integrated throughout the text.

In striving for currency, Essential GENES includes the latest coverage of genome organization, DNA replication, gene regulation and many other new topics.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Genes

1. DNA Is the Hereditary Material
2. Genes Code for Proteins
3. Genes May Be Interrupted
4. The Content of the Genome
5. Genome Sequences and Gene Numbers
6. Clusters and Repeats

Part 2 Proteins

7. Messenger RNA
8. Protein Synthesis
9. Using the Genetic Code
10. Protein Localization Requires Special Signals

Part 3 Gene Expression

11. Transcription
12. The Operon
13. Regulatory RNA
14. Phage Strategies

Part 4 DNA Replication and Recombination

15. The Replicon
16. Extrachromosomal Replicons
17. Bacterial Replication Is Connected to the Cell Cycle
18. DNA Replication
19. Homologous and Site-Specific Recombination
20. Repair Systems Handle Damage to DNA
21. Transposons
22. Retroviruses and Retroposons
23. Recombination in the Immune System

Part 5 Eukaryotic Gene Expression

24. Promoters and Enhancers
25. Regulating Eukaryotic Transcription
26. RNA Splicing and Processing
27. Catalytic RNA

Part 6 The Nucleus

28. Chromosomes
29. Nucleosomes
30. Chromatin Structure Is a Focus for Regulation
31. Epigenetic Effects Are Inherited
32. Genetic Engineering

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