Molecular Biology of the Gene / Edition 4

Molecular Biology of the Gene / Edition 4

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by James Dewey Watson, A Weiner, J. A. Steitz, J. W. Roberts
     
 

It is only in this fourth edition that we see the extraordinary fruits of the recombinant DNA revolution. See more details below

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It is only in this fourth edition that we see the extraordinary fruits of the recombinant DNA revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805396126
Publisher:
Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Company
Publication date:
01/01/1987
Edition description:
4th ed
Pages:
744
Product dimensions:
8.77(w) x 11.33(h) x 1.25(d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I General Principles.

I: HISTORICAL BACKGROUND.

1. The Mendelian view of the World.
2. Cells Obey the Laws of Chemistry.
3. Nucleic Acids Convey Genetic Information.

II: CHEMICAL FACTS AND PRINCIPLES.

4. A Chemist's Look at the Bacterial Cell.
5. The Importance of Weak Chemical Interactions.
6. Coupled Reactions and Group Transfers.

III: BACTERIAL GENETICS.

7. The Genetic Systems Provided by E. coli and Its Viruses.
8. The Fine Structure of Bacterial and Phase Genes.

IV: DNA IN DETAIL.

9. The Structures of DNA.
10. The Replication of DNA.
11. Recombination at the Molecular Level.
12. The Mutability and Repair of DNA.

V: THE STEPS IN PROTEIN SYNTHESIS.

13. The Synthesis of RNA upon DNA Templates.
14. Involvement of RNA in Protein Synthesis.
15. The Genetic Code.

VI: REGULATION OF GENE FUNCTION IN BACTERIAL CELLS.

16. Regulation of Protein Synthesis and Function in Bacteria.
17. The Replication of Bacterial Viruses.

VII: FACING UP TO EUKARYOTIC CELLS.

18. Yeasts as the E. coli of Eukaryotic Cells.
19. Recombinant DNA at Work.

VIII: THE FUNCTIONING OF EUKARYOTIC CHROMOSOME.

20. The Unexpected Structures of Eukaryotic Genomes.
21. The Functioning of Higher Eukaryotic Genes.

VOLUME II Specialized Aspects.

IX: GENE FUNCTION IN SPECIALIZED EUKARYOTIC SYSTEMS.

22. The Molecular Biology of Development.
23. The Generation of Immunological Specificity.
24. The Extraordinary Diversity of Eukaryotic viruses.

X: CANCER AT THE GENETIC LEVEL.

25. The Control of Cell Proliferation.
26. The Genetic Basis of Cancer.
27. The Origins of Human Cancer.

XI: EVOLUTION OF THE GENE.

28. The Origins of Life.

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