• ISBN-10: 0-7167-7998-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-7167-7998-8
  • Cloth Text , 750 pages

First Edition   ©2012

Molecular Biology

Principles and Practice

Michael M. Cox , University of Wisconsin-Madison

Jennifer Doudna , University of California, Berkeley

Michael O'Donnell , Rockefeller University

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Part I   Foundations                                                            

Chapter 1 Studying the Molecules of Life 
Chapter 2 DNA: The Repository of Biological Information
Chapter 3 The Chemical Basis of Information Molecules                                
Chapter 4 Protein Structure
Chapter 5 Protein Function           

Part II   Nucleic Acid Structure and Methods    

Chapter 6 DNA and RNA Structure
Chapter 7 Studying Genes 
Chapter 8 Genomes, Transcriptomes, and Proteomes
Chapter 9 Topology: Functional Deformations of DNA 
Chapter 10 Nucleosomes, Chromatin, and Chromosome Structure

Part III   Information Transfer       

Chapter 11 DNA Replication        
Chapter 12 DNA Mutation and Repair
Chapter 13 Recombinational DNA Repair and Homologous Recombination
Chapter 14 Site-Specific Recombination and Transposition
Chapter 15 DNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA            
Chapter 16 RNA Processing          
Chapter 17 The Genetic Code
Chapter 18 Protein Synthesis

Part IV   Regulation                                                                                    

Chapter 19 Regulating the Flow of Information
Chapter 20 The Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria
Chapter 21 The Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes         
Chapter 22 The Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Appendix: Model Organisms
Glossary
Solutions      
Index