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Understanding DNA The Molecule and How It Works

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ISBN-10: 0121550893

ISBN-13: 9780121550899

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Chris R. Calladine, Andrew Travers, Horace R. Drew, Ben Luisi

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Now in its third edition, this volume is suitable for undergraduates and graduates as well as an introduction for the general reader. It explains what is currently known about DNA and what still remains to be discovered.
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Book details

List price: $81.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 3/13/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.892
Language: English

An Introduction to Molecular Biology for Non-Scientists
Why a Helix?
Different Kinds of Double Helix
Twisting and Curving
Curving in Three Dimensions
DNA Supercoiling
The Assembly of DNA into Chromosomes
Specific DNA-Protein Interactions
Methods Used to Study the Structure of DNA
DNA in Disease, Diagnostics, and Medicine
Cytosine Methylation and DNA Epigenetics
Notes on the Derivation of Some Technical Terms
The Chemical Theory of Base-stacking Interactions in DNA
How to modify Gene Expression Using Anti-sense Oligonucleotides, Ribozymes or Small Interfering-RNA
Answers to Selected Exercises