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    Lewin's Genes X International Edition (English, Paperback, Elliott S. Goldstein, Jocelyn E. Krebs, Stephen T. Kilpatrick)

    Lewin's Genes X International Edition  (English, Paperback, Elliott S. Goldstein, Jocelyn E. Krebs, Stephen T. Kilpatrick)

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    • Language: English
    • Binding: Paperback
    • Publisher: J&B
    • ISBN: 9780763779924, 076377992X
    • Edition: International Edition, 2009
    • Pages: 930
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    The fields of molecular biology and molecular genetics are rapidly changing with new data acquired daily and new insights into well-studied processes presented on a scale of weeks or months rather than years. For decades Lewin’s GENES has provided the teaching community with the most cutting edge presentation of molecular biology and molecular genetics, covering gene structure, sequencing, organization, and expression. The latest edition, with a knowledgeable new author team, has enlisted 21 subject-matter experts from top institutions to provide revisions and content updates in their individual fields of expertise, ensuring that Lewin’s GENES X is the most current and comprehensive text in the field. Informative new chapters, as well as a reorganization of material, provide a more logical flow of topics and many chapters have been renamed to better indicate their contents. Lewin’s GENES X also contains new pedagogical features to help students learn as they read and an online student study guide allows students to test themselves on key material.

    Key topics of Genes X:
    • A NEW Chapter 3, Methods in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering, provides an introduction to the concepts and practice of laboratory techniques in molecular biology early on in the text.
    • The inclusion of a NEW Chapter 8, Genome Evolution, combines, expands, and updates material that had been spread among various chapters in previous editions, and introduces a number of new topics.
    • Chapter 22, mRNA Stability and Localization, was entirely rewritten and updated to cover more advanced topics.
    • Chapter 30, Regulatory RNA and micro RNA, was dramatically expanded to include material on RNAi pathways.
    • Many new figures reflect new developments in the field, particularly in the topics of chromatin structure and function, epigenetics, and regulation by noncoding and microRNAs in eukaryotes.

    About the Author
    Jocelyn E. Krebs PhD - Associate Professor, University of Alaska, Anchorage
    Jocelyn E. Krebs has been a member of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alaska Anchorage since 2000. She received her B.A. in Biological Sciences from Bard College in 1991 and her PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology from the University of California Berkeley in 1997.

    Elliott S. Goldstein PhD - Associate Professor, Arizona State University
    Elliott S. Goldstein earned his B.S. in Biology from the University of Hartford (Connecticut) and his Ph.D. in Genetics from the University of Minnesota, Department of Genetics and Cell Biology. Following this, he was awarded an N.I.H. Postdoctoral Fellowship to work with Dr. Sheldon Penman at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Leaving Boston, he joined the faculty at Arizona State University in Tempe, where he is an Associate Professor in the Cellular, Molecular and Biosciences program in the School of Life Sciences, and in the Honors Disciplinary Program.
    Stephen T. Kilpatrick PhD - Associate Professor, University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown Stephen T. Kilpatrick is an Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown (UPJ). He received a B.S. in Biology for Eastern College (now Eastern University) and a PhD from the Program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Brown University. His research an teaching interests are in evolutionary molecular genetics.

    Table of Contents
    Part 1 Genes and Chromosomes
    Chapter 1 Genes Are DNA
    Chapter 2 Genes Code for Proteins
    Chapter 3 Methods in Molecular Biology and Genetic Engineering
    Chapter 4 The Interrupted Gene
    Chapter 5 The Content of the Genome
    Chapter 6 Genome Sequences and Gene Numbers
    Chapter 7 Clusters and Repeats
    Chapter 8 Genome Evolution
    Chapter 9 Chromosomes
    Chapter 10. Chromatin
    Part 2. DNA Replication and Recombination
    Chapter 11. The Replicon
    Chapter 12. Extrachromosomal Replicons
    Chapter 13. Bacterial Replication is Connected to the Cell Cycle
    Chapter 14. DNA Replication
    Chapter 15. Homologous and Site- specific Recombination
    Chapter 16. Repair Systems
    Chapter 17. Transposable Elements and Retroviruses
    Chapter 18. Somatic Recombination and Hypermutation in the Immune System
    PART 3. TRANSCRIPTION AND POSTTRANSCRIPTIONAL MECHANISMS
    Chapter 19. ProkaryoticTranscription
    Chapter 20. Eukaryotic Transcription
    Chapter 21 RNA Splicing and Processing
    Chapter 22. mRNA Stability Localization
    Chapter 23. Catalytic RNA
    Chapter 24. Translation
    Chapter 25. Using the Genetic Code
    Chapter 26. The Operon
    Chapter 27. Phage Strategies
    Chapter 28. Eukaryotic Transcription Regulation
    Chapter 29. Epigenetic Effects are Inherited
    Chapter 30. Regulatory RNA
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    • Publication Year
      • 2009 November
    Contributors
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      • Elliott S. Goldstein, Jocelyn E. Krebs, Stephen T. Kilpatrick
    Dimensions
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      • 8.74 inch
    • Height
      • 10.9 inch
    • Depth
      • 1.49 inch
    • Weight
      • 2177 g
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