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Essential genes

Essential genes

Author: Benjamin Lewin
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, NJ : Pearson Education, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Lewin
ISBN: 0131489887 9780131489882
OCLC Number: 987025548
Notes: Updated ed. of: Genes VIII.
Includes index.
Description: xix, 594 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: DNA is the hereditary material --
Genes code for proteins --
Genes may be interrupted --
The content of the genome --
Genome sequences and gene numbers --
Clusters and repeats --
Messenger RNA --
Protein synthesis --
Using the genetic code --
Protein localization requires special signals --
Transcription --
The operon --
Regulatory RNA --
Phage strategies --
The replicon --
Extrachromosomal replicons --
Bacterial replication is connected to the cell cycle --
DNA replication --
Homologous and site-specific recombination --
Repair systems handle damage to DNA --
Transposons --
Retroviruses and retroposons --
Recombination in the immune system --
Promoters and enhancers --
Regulating eukaryotic transcription --
RNA splicing and processing --
Catalytic RNA --
Chromosomes --
Nucleosomes --
Chromatin structure is a focus for regulation --
Epigenetic effects are inherited --
Genetic engineering.
Responsibility: Benjamin Lewin.


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