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An in-depth overview of the molecular structures and mechanisms that underlie the utilization of genetic information by complex organisms. This excellent text emphasizes the experimental aspects of molecular genetics and is the first text to offer a complete introduction to both principles and methods.
About the Authors:
Maxine Singer is the President of the Carnegie Institution of Washington and Scientist Emeritus at the NIH where she conducts research on transposable elements in the human genome. She is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and its Institute of Medicine, and was awarded the National Medal of Science in 1992.
Paul Berg is Willson Professor of Biochemistry and Director of the Beckman Center for Molecular and Genetic Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine. He is a member of the US National Academy of Sciences and its Institute of Medicine. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980, and received the National Medal of Science in 1983.
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