Annual Review of Genetics / Edition 1

Annual Review of Genetics / Edition 1

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Annual Review of Genetics / Edition 1

The 2004 edition of the annual series collects the results of recent research on the genetic mechanisms at work in bacteria, plants, and animals. The longest of the 27 articles discuss the biosynthesis of pigments in the unicellular alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, the analysis of microphtalmia transcription factor (Mitf) function, and mitochondrial genome structure and evolutionary trends within phylogenetically coherent protist groups. Other topics include mobile group II introns, the genetics of maize evolution, light signal transduction in higher plants, integration of adeno-associated virus (AAV), recombination proteins in yeast, and genetic analyses from ancient DNA. Several color illustrations are provided. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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ISBN-13: 9780824312329
Publisher: Annual Reviews, Incorporated
Publication date: 12/28/1998
Pages: 735

Table of Contents

Directions in Evolutionary Biology1
Genetic Mating Systems and Reproductive Natural Histories of Fishes: Lessons for Ecology and Evolution19
Genetics of Motility and Chemotaxis of a Fascinating Group of Bacteria: The Spirochetes47
Recombination in Evolutionary Genomics75
Development and Function of the Angiosperm Female Gametophyte99
Primordial Genetics: Phenotype of the Ribocyte125
Studying Gene Function in Eukaryotes by Conditional Gene Inactivation153
DNA Topology-Mediated Control of Global Gene Expression in Escherichia coli175
Meiotic Recombination and Chromosome Segregation in Drosophila Females205
Xist RNA and the Mechanism of X Chromosome Inactivation233
Origins of Spontaneous Mutations: Specificity and Directionality of Base-Substitution, Frameshift, and Sequence-Substitution Mutageneses279
Genetics of Influenza Viruses305
Allosteric Cascade of Spliceosome Activation333
Genetic Engineering Using Homologous Recombination361
Chromosome Rearrangements and Transposable Elements389
Genetics of Sensory Mechanotransduction411
Understanding the Function of Actin-Binding Proteins through Genetic Analysis of Drosophila Oogenesis455
The Genetics of RNA Silencing489
Transvection Effects in Drosphila521
Genetics of Cryptococcus neoformans557
Toward Maintaining the Genome: DNA Damage and Replication Checkpoints617
The Feline Genome Project657
Genetic Approaches to Molecular and Cellular Cognition: A Focus on LTP and Learning and Memory687
Estimating F-Statistics721
Subject Index751
Cumulative Index of Contributing Authors, Volumes 32-36787
Cumulative Index of Chapter Titles, Volumes 32-36790

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