Principles of Molecular Biology
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Description: Written for the more concise course, Principles of Molecular Biology is modeled after Burton Tropp's successful Molecular Biology: Genes to Proteins and is appropriate for the sophomore level course. The author begins with an introduction to molecular biology, discussing what it is and how it relates to applications in "real life" with examples pulled from medicine and industry. An overview of protein structure and function follows, and from there the text covers the various roles of technology in elucidating the central concepts of molecular biology, from both a historical and contemporary perspective. Tropp then delves into the heart of the book with chapters focused on chromosomes, genetics, replication, DNA damage and repair, recombination, transposition, transcription, and wraps up with translation.Key Features:- Presents molecular biology from a biochemical view point, utilizing model systems as they best describe the process being discussed-Special Topic boxes throughout focus on applications in medicine and technology-Presents "real world" applications of molecular biology that are necessary for students continuing on to medical school or the biotech industry-An end-of-chapter study guide includes questions for review and discussion-Difficult or complicated concepts are called-out in boxes to further explain and simplify
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $215.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 12/28/2012
Size: 8.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall