The Molecular basis of life: an introduction to molecular biology

Front Cover
W. H. Freeman, 1968 - Science - 368 pages
0 Reviews
Macromolecules. Molecular structure as the key to biological Activity. Giant molecules in cells and tissues. The insuline molecule. Proteins. The hemoglobine molecule. The three-dimensional structure of an enzyme molecule. The structure of the hereditary material. The nucleotide sequence of a nucleic acid. The bacterial chromosome. The repair of DNA. The duplication of chromosomes. A replicating macromolecular complex. Bacterial viruses and sex. The multiplication of bacterial viruses. The structure of viruses. The fine structure of the gene. The genetics of a bacterial virus. Building a bacterial virus. Gene action in protein synthesis. The expression of genetic information. The genes of men and models. Hybrid nucleic acids. Polyribosomes. The genetic code. The genetic code: II. The genetic code: III. Gene structure and protein structure. How proteins start. Modification of gene action. The regulation of cellular activity. The control of biochemical reactions. Hormones and genes. Antibiotics and the genetic code. The induction of cancer by viruses. The structure of Antibodies. Radiant energy and the origin of life. Molecular evolution. Life and light. The role of chlorophyll in photosynthesis. The evolution of hemoglobin. Chemical fossils. The origin of life. Bibliographical notes and bibliographies. Index of names. Index of subjects.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents

GENE ACTION IN PROTEIN SYNTHESIS
165
MODIFICATION OF GENE ACTION
241
RADIANT ENERGY AND THE ORIGIN OF LIFE
291
Copyright

1 other sections not shown

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Bibliographic information