This series provides, in two volumes, a complete and exhaustive review of the subject of the eukaryotic nucleus, the site of the DNA. The focus of the book is how the information in the DNA is transcribed, accessed and maintained.
VOLUME II: Ultrastructural Analysis of the Ribonucleoprotein Substrate for Pre-mRNA Processing (Ann L. Beyer and Yvonne N. Osheim). Large Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Particles of Specific RNA Polymerase II Transcripts (Ruth Sperling and Joseph Sperling). Tetramers of the Core Proteins of 40s Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Particles Assemble to Package Nascent Transcripts into a Repeating Array of Regular Particles (Wallace M. LeStourgeon, Stanley F. Barnett, and Stephanie J. Northington). The Composition, Structure, and Organization of Proteins in Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein Complexes (Gideon Dreyfuss, Maurice S. Swanson, and Serafín Piñol-Roma). The Role of Proteins in Nucleolar Structure and Function (Mark O. J. Olson). The Protein A1 of Mammalian hnRNP Complex: A New Insight Into Protein Complexity and Gene Family Structure (Fabio Cobianchi, Giuseppe Biamonti, Maria Teresa Bassi, Massimo Buvoli and Silvano Riva). Structure/Function Relationships in hnRNP Proteins (Barbara M. Merrill and Kenneth R. Williams). The Enzymology of Eukaryotic DNA Topoisomerase II (Neil Osheroff). DNA Topoisomerases in the Eukaryotic Nucleus (Peter D'Arpa and Leroy F. Liu). Topoisomerase II in Mitotic Chromosome Structure (William C. Earnshaw and Margarete M. S. Heck). Dynamic Hierarchies of Chromatin Organization and Small Soluble DNA-An Overview (Phyllis R. Strauss). Chromatin Replication and Nucleosome Assembly (Anthony T. Annunziato). Chromatin Structure of Active Genes (Esther Siegfried and Sarah C. R. Elgin). Effects of Thermal Stress on the Karyoskeleton-Insights into the Possible Role of Karyoskeletal Elements in DNA Replication and Transcription (Paul A. Fisher). The Nuclear Matrix (Jeffrey A. Nickerson, DaCheng He, Edward G. Fey and Sheldon Penman). Molecular, Biochemical, and Sequence Requirements for DNA Replication in Xenopus Laevis Embryos (Howard B. Kaiserman, Nicholas J. Marini, Everdina H. A. Poll, and Robert M. Benbow). DNA Methylation and Chromosome Organization in Eukaryotes (Craig A. Cooney and E. Morton Bradbury). The Function of Cetromeres in Chromosome Segregation (Arlene M. Gaudet and Molly Fitzerald-Hayes). c. 450 pp., hardcover, 1990, ISBN 0-936923-33-4.