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Genetics: A Molecular Approach

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By: TA Brown

512 pages, 300 illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 3 | #70777 | ISBN: 0748743707
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Textbook which explains and relates the basic principles of molecular biology and genetics.


Contents

Part 1 Genes and Gene Expression 1 The origins of genetics and molecular biology. 2 Genes are made of DNA. 3 Structure of DNA. 4 Genes and biological information. 5 Transcription. 6 Types of RNA molecule: rRNA and tRNA. 7 Types of RNA molecule: mRNA. 8 The genetic code. 9 Translation. 10 Control of gene expression. 11 DNA replication. 12 Alternations in the genetic material. Part 2 Genomes. 13 Viruses - the simplest forms of life. 14 Prokaryotic genomes. 15 Eukaryotic genomes. 16 The human genome Part 3 Studying Genes 17 What mendel discovered. 18 Using Mendelian genetics to study eukaryotic genes. 19 Genetic analysis of bacteria. 20 Cloning genes. 21 Studying cloned genes. 22 Sequencing entire genomes

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