Serves as a comprehensive review to the substantial impact of gene amplification in molecular biology, genetic engineering and medical science. The book covers the mechanism of gene amplification, organization and structure of amplified genes.
Table of Contents
Part I: Organization and Structure of Amplified Genes. Part II: Gene Amplification and Drug Resistance. Part III: Amplification of Transferred Genes. Part IV: Gene Amplification and Cancer. Part V: The Mechanism of Gene Amplification
Rodney E. Kellems is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. The author or coauthor of more than 60 journal articles and book chapters, he is a member of the American Chemical Society, the American Society for Cell Biology, the American Society for Microbiology, and the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, among others. He has been actively involved in gene amplification research for over 15 years. Dr. Kellems received the A.B. degree (1969) in biology from Bellarrnine College, Louisville, Kentucky, and the Ph.D. degree (1974) in biochemistry from Princeton University, New Jersey.