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Prokaryotic Gene Expression

Edited By: Simon Baumberg

325 pages, 60 figs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | May 1999 | #90282 | ISBN: 0199636036
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Hardback | Dec 1999 | #90281 | ISBN: 0199636044
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Comprehensive and authoritative review of current knowledge and research regarding Prokaryotes.


1. History and overview; 2. Protein recognition of specific DNA and RNA bonding sites; 3. Promoters, sigma factors, and variant RNA polymerases; 4. Repressors and activators; 5. Post-transcriptional control; 6. Prokaryotic DNA topology and gene expression; 7. Integration of control devices: A global regulatory network in Escherichia coli; 8. Two component systems; 9. Switch systems; 10. Integration of control devices I. Pathogenecity; 11. Integration of control devices II. Sporulation and antibiotic production; 12. Evolution of prokaryotic regulatory systems

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