Second Edition   ©2015

Molecular Biology

Principles and Practice

Michael M. Cox (University of Wisconsin-Madison) , Jennifer Doudna (University of California, Berkeley) , Michael O'Donnell (Rockefeller University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-4641-2614-3; ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-2614-7; Format: Cloth Text, 944 pages

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I. Foundations

1. Evolution, Science, and Molecular Biology

2. DNA: The Repository of Biological Information

3. Chemical Basis of Information Molecules

4. Protein Structure

5. Protein Function

II. Nucleic Acid Structure and Methods

6. DNA and RNA Structure

7. Studying Genes

8. Genomes, Transcriptomes, and Proteomes

9. Topology: Functional Deformations of DNA

10. Nucleosomes, Chromatin, and Chromosome Structure

III. Information Transfer

11. DNA Replication

12. DNA Mutation and Repair

13. Recombinational DNA Repair and Homologous Recombination

14. Site-Specific Recombination and Transposition

15. Transcription: DNA-Dependent Synthesis of RNA

16. RNA Processing

17. The Genetic Code

18. Protein Synthesis

IV. Regulation

19. Regulating the Flow of Information

20. The Regulation of Gene Expression in Bacteria

21. The Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

22. The Posttranscriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes

Appendix: Model Organisms


Solutions to Problems