ISBN-10:
1555816274
ISBN-13:
9781555816278
Pub. Date:
10/01/2012
Publisher:
ASM Press
Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

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Overview

Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

The classic comprehensive and authoritative textbook on bacterial molecular genetics.


  • Features completely revised and updated material and new chapters, incorporating the most recent advances in the field since publication of the third edition in 2007.
  • Provides thought questions, problems, and suggested reading lists for each chapter that test student comprehension and encourage further research.
  • Provides descriptive background information, detailed experimental methods, examples of genetic analyses, and advanced material relevant to current applications of molecular genetics.
  • Serves as an invaluable text for anyone working in the fields of microbiology, genetics, biochemistry, bioengineering, medicine, molecular biology, and biotechnology. It is also essential reading for scientists in all fields of biology, many of whom depend upon the concepts and techniques covered in this book.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781555816278
Publisher: ASM Press
Publication date: 10/01/2012
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 728
Sales rank: 541,357
Product dimensions: 8.80(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Introduction

CHAPTER 1
The Bacterial Chromosome: DNA Structure, Replication, and Segregation

CHAPTER 2
Bacterial Gene Expression: Transcription, Translation, and Protein Folding

CHAPTER 3
Bacterial Genetic Analysis: Fundamentals and Current Approaches

CHAPTER 4
Plasmids

CHAPTER 5
Conjugation

CHAPTER 6
Transformation

CHAPTER 7
Bacteriophages: Lytic Development, Genetics, and Generalized Transduction

CHAPTER 8
Lysogeny: the lambda Paradigm and the Role of Lysogenic Conversion in Bacterial Pathogenesis

CHAPTER 9
Transposition, Site-Specific Recombination, and Families of Recombinases

CHAPTER 10
Molecular Mechanisms of Homologous Recombination

CHAPTER 11
DNA Repair and Mutagenesis

CHAPTER 12
Regulation of Gene Expression: Genes and Operons

CHAPTER 13
Global Regulation: Regulons and Stimulons

CHAPTER 14
Bacterial Cell Biology and Development

Answers to Questions for Thought and Problems


Glossary

Figure and Table Credits


Index

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