Molecular Biology of the Gene, 7th Edition

By James D. Watson, Tania A. Baker, Stephen P. Bell, Alexander Gann, Michael Levine, Richard Losick

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 20, 2013

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.  

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

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