BIOS Instant Notes in Molecular Biology

3rd Edition

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

© 2005 – Taylor & Francis

360 pages

Comp Exam Copy

About the Book

The new edition of Instant Notes in Molecular Biology has been revised and updated to include information on micro RNAs, RNA inhibition, functional genomics, proteomics, imaging, stem cells and bioinformatics. Written in an accessible style, the book will be a highly useful tool for studying molecular biology.

Table of Contents

A. Cells and Macromolecules. B. Protein Structure. C. Properties of Nucleic Acids. D. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Chromosome Structure. E. DNA Replication. F. DNA Damage, Repair and Recombination. G. Gene Manipulation. H. Cloning Vectors. I. Gene Libraries and Screening. J. Analysis and Uses of Cloned DNA. K. Transcription in Prokaryotes. L. Regulation of Transcription in Prokaryotes. M. Transcription in Eukaryotes. N. Regulation of Transcription in Eukaryotes. O. RNA Processing and RNPs. P. The Genetic Code and tRNA. Q. Protein Synthesis. R. Bacteriophage and Eukaryotic Viruses. S. Tumour Viruses and Oncogenes. T. Functional Genomics and New Technologies. U. Bioinformatics.

About the Authors

Philip Turner, Alexander McLennan, Andrew Bates, Michael White, all School of Biological Sciences, University of Liverpool, UK

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:
SCI007000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biochemistry
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology