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Essential Genes / Edition 1
     

Essential Genes / Edition 1

by Benjamin Lewin
 

ISBN-10: 0131489887

ISBN-13: 9780131489882

Pub. Date: 04/06/2005

Publisher: Pearson

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131489882
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/06/2005
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
594
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

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

 

Glossary

Credits

Index

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