Nucleic Acids:
Structure, Properties and Functions

Victor A. Bloomfield, University of Minnesota

Donald M. Crothers, Yale University

Ignacio Tinoco, University of California at Berkeley

1. Introduction

2. Bases, Nucleosides and Nucleotides

3. Chemical and Enzymatic Methods

4. Nucleic Acid Structures from Diffraction Methods

5. Structure and Dynamics by NMR

6. Electronic and Vibrational Spectroscopy

7. Theoretical Methods

8. Conformational Changes

9. Size and Shape of Nucleic Acids in Solution

10. Supercoiled DNA

11. Interaction of Nucleic Acids with Water and Ions

12. Interaction and Reaction with Drugs

13. Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions

14. Higher Order Structure