Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Volume 9 (Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine 16Vset 2nd Edition)

Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, Volume 9 (Encyclopedia of Molecular Biology and Molecular Medicine 16Vset 2nd Edition)

By: Robert A. Meyers (editor)Hardback

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This second edition of the "Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine" covers the molecular and cellular basis of life, disease, and therapy at university and professional researcher level.With its 16 volumes, this is the most comprehensive and detailed treatment of molecular cell biology and molecular medicine available today. It represents a single source library for: Molecular Biologists; Cell Biologist; Biochemists; Structural Biologists; Gene Technologists; Developmental Biologists; Medicinal Chemists; Physicians; Biotechnologists; and Pharmacologists. An Editorial Board composed of renowned experts from all over the world - Nobel laureates, including the 2007 Nobel Prize winner in medicine, Sir Martin Evans, Lasker Award winners and directors of prestigious institutes and university departments - guarantees the high quality and comprehensive scope of this work. All major disciplines comprising and supporting molecular cell biology and molecular medicine are covered in true Encyclopedic detail.Each of the over 400 articles is conceived as a self-contained treatment and begins with an outline and a keyword section, including definitions. Descriptive illustrations - many in colour - informative tables and a glossary of basic terms in each volume enable readers to understand articles without the need to consult a dictionary, textbook or other work.Numerous cross-references and a comprehensive bibliography round off every article. Praise from the reviews: "...It goes without saying that no library can afford to be without this new edition. Everyone working in the areas of molecular biology, genome research, medical science, or clinical research needs to have access to these volumes..." - Angewandte Chemie. "...an authoritative reference source of the highest quality...It is extremely well written and well illustrated..."American Reference Books Annual (Library & Information Science Annual - on the first edition).

About Author

Dr. Robert A. Meyers earned his Ph.D. in organic chemistry from the University of California Los Angeles, was a post-doctoral fellow at California Institute of Technology and manager of chemical processes for TRW Inc. He has published in Science, written or edited 12 scientific books and his research has been reviewed in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. He is one of the most prolific science editors in the world having originated, organized and served as Editor-in-Chief of three editions of the Encyclopedia of Physical Science and Technology, the Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry and two editions of the present Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine.

Contents

Preface. Editor-in-Chief. Editorial Board. List of Contributors. Color Plates. Mutagenesis, Malignancy and Genome Instability (Garth R. Anderson, Daniel L. Stoler, Jeremy D. Bartos). Nanobiotechnology (Christof M. Niemeyer). Nematode (C. elegans), Molecular Biology of (Andrew D. Chisholm). Nematodes, Neurobiology and Development of (Darren R. Brooks, Ian A. Hope,R. Elwyn Isaac). Neoplastic Disease Diagnosis, DNA in (Mukesh Verma, Jacob Kagan, Sudhir Srivastava). Neural Tube Defects, Molecular Biology of (Andrew J. Copp). Neuron Chemistry (Bonnie L. Firestein). Neuropeptides, Invertebrate (Edward P. Masler). Noncoding Tandemly Repeated DNA Sequences (Wolfgang Stephan). Nuclear Transfer for Cloning Animals (Andras Dinnyes, X. Cindy Tian, Jie Xu, Bjorn Oback). Nucleic Acid and Protein Sequence Analysis and Bioinformatics (Pietro Lio, Martin John Bishop). Nucleic Acid and Protein Single Molecule Detection and Characterization (Karl Otto Greulich). Nucleic Acid Chromatography (Douglas T. Gjerde, Christopher P. Hanna, David Hornby, Guenther Bonn). Nucleic Acid Hybrids, Formation and Structure of (James G. Wetmur). Nucleic Acid Packaging of DNA Viruses (Philip Serwer). Nucleic Acid Packaging of RNA Viruses (Markus Jaakko Pirttimaa, Dennis Henry Bamford). Nucleic Acids (DNA) Damage and Repair (Vilhelm A. Bohr). Nucleic Acids (DNA) Sequencing, Transcriptional (Kazuhiro Shibata, Masaki Izawa, Yoshihide Hayashizaki). Oligonucleotides (Olaf Heidenreich, Georg Sczakiel). Oncogenes (Zhong-Zong Pan, Andrew K. Godwin). Oncology, Molecular (Miguel H. Bronchud). Optimization of Proteins for Molecular and Biomolecular Electronic Devices (Kevin J. Wise, Jason R. Hillebrecht, Jeremy F. Koscielecki, Jeffrey A. Stuart, Robert R. Birge). Organic Cofactors as Coenzymes (Donald B. McCormick). Glossary of Basic Terms. The Twenty Amino Acids that are Combined to Form Proteins in Living Things. The Twenty Amino Acids with Abbreviations and Messenger RNA Code Designations. Complementary Strands of DNA with Base Pairing.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9783527305513
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 634
  • ID: 9783527305513
  • weight: 1328
  • ISBN10: 3527305513
  • edition: 2nd Edition

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