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Molecular Biology
Price : ₹ 850.00  
ISBN : 9788173719462
Language : English
Pages : 508
Binding : Paperback
Book Size : 216 x 280 mm
Year : 2015
Series :
Territorial Rights : World
Imprint : No Image
Catalogues : Biotechnology
About the Book

This book is a comprehensive overview of the subject and is written in a clear and simple language. It also incorporates several student-friendly features. There are numerous illustrations and tables that will enable the readers to grasp the concepts easily. Each chapter begins with Learning Objectives and includes Key Points and Self-assessment Questions. The Further Reading section guides the students towards advanced discussion of the topics. It is hoped that the book will be a valuable textbook to students of biotechnology, genetics and other courses which have molecular biology as a component.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction to Molecular Biology
Chapter 2: The Cell: Structure and Functions
Chapter 3: Chemistry of Cells
Chapter 4: Basic Rules of inheritance
Chapter 5: Nucleic Acids
Chapter 6: Structure and Organisation of Genome
Chapter 7: The Cell Cycle
Chapter 8: DNA Replication
Chapter 9: Transcription
Chapter 10: RNA Processing
Chapter 11: Genetic Code
Chapter 12: Translation: Decoding the Genetic information
Chapter 13: Protein Processing and Transportation
Chapter 14: Regulation of Gene Expression in Prokaryotes
Chapter 15: Regulation of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes
Chapter 16: Epigenetic Regulation
Chapter 17: Genetic Recombination
Chapter 18: Mobile Elements: Drivers of Genome Evolution
Chapter 19: Mutagenesis and DNA Repair
Chapter 20: Molecular Biology of Cancer

Contributors (Author(s), Editor(s), Translator(s), Illustrator(s) etc.)

Dr Channarayappa has PhD degrees from the University of Agricultural Sciences, Bengaluru and the West Virginia University, USA. He worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow and Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, USA. He has been teaching undergraduate and postgraduate courses in molecular biology and biotechnology for the past 25 years. His main areas of interest are genetics, plant breeding and cancer biology. He is the author of Molecular Biotechnology and Cell Biology, also published by Universities Press.