Exploring Genetic Mechanisms
Book News, Inc. Examines in detail how genes operate in complex, multicomponent, and interacting systems, in chapters on areas such as mammalian DNA viruses, eukaryotic RNA viruses, retroviruses, oncogenes and cancer, mapping markers and genes in the human genome, molecular genetics of the hemoglobin genes, biosynthesis of intercellular messenger peptides, and genetic manipulation and modification of animals and plants. Includes two-color diagrams. Useful as a text/reference for students and professionals in molecular biology and genetics. -- Copyright © 1999 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR All rights reserved
Synopsis This collaborative work should be of interest to students and professionals in the field of biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics. The book discusses efforts to map and sequence the genomes of several species, including humans, and illustrates the depth of understanding now provided by state-of-the-art techniques in molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics. The case studies examine in detail how genes operate in complex, multicomponent and interacting systems, applying these studies...