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Gene Structure and Expression


By: John D Hawkins

212 pages, 36 tables, 93 line diagrams, 9 b/w photos

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Sep 1996 | Edition: 3 | #51667 | ISBN: 0521568668
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Hardback | Sep 1996 | Edition: 3 | #51668 | ISBN: 0521560438
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About this book

&i;`This is an excellent book, and it will be very useful to students'&o;, American Scientist.

'This slim and economically priced book covers an enormous amount of ground, reviewing much of molecular genetics in its path.' Mark X. Caddick, Heredity


Introduction to the third edition; Introduction to the second edition; Introduction to the first edition; List of abbreviations; 1. Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA); 2. Ribonucleic acid (RNA); 3. Methodology; 4. Prokaryotic DNA replication and gene expression; 5. The operon concept; 6. Eukaryotic gene organisation and replication; 7. Eukaryotic transcription; 8. Post-transcriptional processing of RNA; 9. Oncogenes; 10. Haemoglobin; 11. Proteins of the immune system; 12. Some gene families; 13. Mitochondrial and chloroplast genomes; 14. Different and evolving genomes; Glossary; Reading lists; Index.

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