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Molecular Biology of the Gene, Seventh Edition


Subject Area(s):  Molecular Biology

By James D. Watson, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Tania A. Baker, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Alexander Gann, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; Michael Levine, University of California, Berkeley; Richard Losick, Harvard University

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© 2013 • 872 pp., illus., index
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ISBN  978-0-321-76243-6

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Description

Now completely up-to-date with the latest research advances, the Seventh Edition of James D. Watson’s classic book, Molecular Biology of the Gene retains the distinctive character of earlier editions that has made it the most widely used book in molecular biology. Twenty-two concise chapters, co-authored by six highly distinguished biologists, provide current, authoritative coverage of an exciting, fast-changing discipline.

Contents

Brief Contents
 
PART 1 HISTORY
 
1 The Mendelian View of the World
2 Nucleic Acids Convey Genetic Information
 
PART 2
STRUCTURE AND STUDY OF MACROMOLECULES
 
3 The Importance of Weak and Strong Chemical Bonds
4 The Structure of DNA
5 The Structure and Versatility of RNA
6 The Structure of Proteins
7 Techniques of Molecular Biology
 
PART 3
MAINTENANCE OF THE GENOME
 
8 Genome Structure, Chromatin, and the Nucleosome
9 The Replication of DNA
10 The Mutability and Repair of DNA
11 Homologous Recombination at the Molecular Level
12 Site-Specific Recombination and Transposition of DNA
 
PART 4
EXPRESSION OF THE GENOME
 
13 Mechanisms of Transcription
14 RNA Splicing
15 Translation
16 The Genetic Code
17 The Origin and Early Evolution of Life
 
PART 5
REGULATION
 
18 Transcriptional Regulation in Prokaryotes
19 Transcriptional Regulation in Eukaryotes
20 Regulatory RNAs
21 Gene Regulation in Development and Evolution
22 Systems Biology
 
PART 6
APPENDICES
 
1 Model Organisms
2 Answers
 
Index