Molecular Biology
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1 Introduction

1 A Brief History

2 The Molecular Nature of Genes

3 An Introduction to Gene Function

2 Methods of Molecular Biology

4 Molecular Cloning Methods

5 Molecular Tools for Studying Genes and Gene Activity

3 Transcription in Prokaryotes

6 The Mechanism of Transcription in Prokaryotes

7 Operons: Fine Control of Prokaryotic Transcription

8 Major Shifts in Prokaryotic Transcription

9 DNA-Protein Interactions in Prokaryotes

4 Transcription in Eukaryotes

10 Eukaryotic RNA Polymerases and Their Promoters

11 General Transcription Factors in Eukaryotes

12 Transcription Activators in Eukaryotes

13 Chromatin Structure and Its Effects on Transcription

5 Posttranscriptional Events

14 Messenger RNA Processing I: Splicing

15 Messenger RNA Processing II: Capping and Polyadenylation

16 Other RNA Processing Events

6 Translation

17 The Mechanism of Translation I: Initiation

18 The Mechanism of Translation II: Elongation and Termination

19 Ribosomes and Transfer RNA

7 DNA Replication, Recombination, and Transposition

20 DNA Replication I: Basic Mechanism and Enzymology

21 DNA Replication II: Detailed Mechanism

22 Homologous Recombination

23 Transposition

8 Genomes

24 Genomics and Proteomics