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Author Clark, David P.

Title Molecular biology : made simple and fun / David P. Clark and Lonnie D. Russell
Edition Second edition
Published St. Louis, MO : Cache River Press, [2000]


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Description vii, 486 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Bacteria : the molecular biologist's guinea pigs -- Basic genetics -- Required readings : the molecular basis of heredity -- Duplicating the DNA : replication -- Getting the message out : transcription of genes to produce messenger RNA -- Proteins : the buck stops here -- Sex among the low-lifes and its exploitation by molecular biologists : gene transfer in bacteria -- Messing about with DNA -- Products from biotechnology -- Genetic organization in higher organisms -- Mutations : things that go bump in the night -- Inherited human disease -- Cancer and aging -- Down on the farm : transgenic plants and animals -- Just do it! techniques of molecular biology -- PCR : the polymerase chain reaction and its many uses -- Whodunit? Forensic medicine and molecular biology -- Gene creatures, part I : viruses, viroids, and plasmids -- Gene creatures, part II : jumping genes and junk DNA -- Biological warfare -- The molecular defense initiative : your immune system at work -- Sequencing DNA -- Molecular evolution : memories of "The Way We Were" -- Classification : biology for the neurotic and the obsessive-compulsive -- A brief history of molecular biology -- Molecular biology : a millennial update -- What was said - what was meant : understanding a seminar in molecular biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
Subject Molecular biology.
Molecular Biology.
Author Russell, Lonnie Dee.
ISBN 1889899046