Genes 8

Genes 8

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For courses in Molecular Biology, Molecular Genetics, and Gene Regulation. 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. Genes has remained at the cutting edge of molecular biology, covering gene structure, organization, and expression. Originally the text opened with the genetic code and worked toward genome structure. Genes VIII changed the approach to begin 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 to maintain currency, the new edition has updated coverage on genome organization, DNA replication, gene regulation and many other new topics.show more

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  • Paperback | 1056 pages
  • 219 x 276 x 30mm | 2,108g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 1st International edition
  • Illustrations (some col.)
  • 0131239244
  • 9780131239241
  • 2,031,909

Table of contents

(NOTE: Every chapter opens with an Introduction and concludes with a Summary.) I. GENES. 1. Genes are DNA. 2. The Interrupted Gene. 3. The Content of the Genome. 4. Clusters and Repeats. II. PROTEINS. 5. Messenger RNA. 6. Protein Synthesis. 7. Using the Genetic Code. 8. Protein Localization. III. GENE EXPRESSION. 9. Transcription. 10. The Operon. 11. Regulatory Circuits. 12. Phage Strategies. IV. DNA. 13. The Replicon. 14. DNA Replication. 15. Recombination and Repair. 16. Transposons. 17. Retroviruses and Retroposons. 18. Rearrangement of DNA. V. THE NUCLEUS. 19. Chromosomes. 20. Nucleosomes. 21. Promoters and Enhancers. 22. Activating Transcription. 23. Controlling Chromatin Structure. 24. RNA Splicing and Processing. 25. Catalytic RNA. 26. Immune Diversity. VI. CELLS. 27. Protein Trafficking. 28. Signal Transduction. 29. Cell Cycle and Growth Regulation. 30. Oncogenes and Cancer. 31. Gradients, Cascades, and Signaling Pathways. Glossary. Index.show more

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