Molecular Biology Of The Gene

Hardcover | February 20, 2013

byJames D. Watson, Tania A. Baker, Stephen P. Bell

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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.  

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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 bi...

James D. Watson is Chancellor Emeritus at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, where he was previously its Director from 1968 to 1993, President from 1994 to 2003, and Chancellor from 2003 to 2007. He spent his undergraduate years at the University of Chicago and received his Ph.D. in 1950 from Indiana University. Between 1950 and 1953, he d...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:912 pages, 10.9 × 8.6 × 1.4 inPublished:February 20, 2013Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0321762436

ISBN - 13:9780321762436

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Table of Contents

I.  HISTORY

1. Mendelian View of the World

2. Nucleic Acids Convey Genetic Information

 

II. STRUCTURE AND STUDY OF MACROMOLECULES

3. Weak and strong chemical bonds.

4. The Structure of DNA

5. The Structure of RNA

6. The Structure of Proteins and Protein: Nucleic Acid Interactions

7. Techniques of Molecular Biology

 

III. 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

 

IV.  EXPRESSION OF THE GENOME

13. Mechanisms of Transcription

14. RNA Splicing

15.  Translation

16.  The Genetic Code

17.  Origins and early evolution of life

 

V.  REGULATION

18. Transcriptional Regulation in Prokaryotes

19. Transcriptional Regulation in Eukaryotes

20. Regulatory RNAs

21. Gene Regulation in Development and Evolution

22. Systems Biology

 

APPENDIX:

Model Organisms