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BIOS Instant Notes in Molecular Biology

4th Edition

By Alexander McLennan, Andy Bates, Phil Turner, Michael White

Taylor & Francis

392 pages | 210 B/W Illus.

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Paperback: 9780415684163
pub: 2012-05-03
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Instant Notes in Molecular Biology, Fourth Edition is the perfect text for undergraduates looking for a concise introduction to the subject, or a study guide to use before examinations. Each topic begins with a summary of essential facts−an ideal revision checklist−followed by a description of the subject that focuses on core information, with clear, simple diagrams that are easy for students to understand and recall in essays and exams.

Table of Contents

A. Information Processing and Macromolecules

B. Properties of Nucleic Acids

C. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Chromosome Structure

D. DNA Replication

E. DNA Damage, Repair and Recombination

F. Transcription in Prokaryotes

G. Regulation of Transcription in Prokaryotes

H. Transcription in Eukaryotes

I. Regulation of Transcription in Eukaryotes

J. RNA Processing and RNPs

K. The Genetic Code and tRNA

L. Protein Synthesis

M. Bacteriophages and Eukaryotic Viruses

N. Cell Cycle and Cancer

O. Gene Manipulation

P. Cloning Vectors

Q. Gene Libraries and Screening

R. Analysis and uses of Cloned DNA

S. Functional Genomics and the new Technologies

About the Series

Instant Notes

The Instant Notes series provides concise coverage of each subject, providing easy access to essential information. Each book:

  • focuses on core information
  • enables the reader to grasp the subject quickly and easily
  • offers a structural approach to learning
  • provides the essential facts with detailed explanations and clear illustrations.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Biochemistry
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General