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- DNA recombination and repair
- Molecular cloning of DNA
- Initiation of protein synthesis
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About the Author
FRANK SCHMIDT, Ph.D., is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. Since 1978, he has taught biochemistry to graduate, medical, undergraduate, and continuing education students. His scholarly work is in the areas of RNA biochemistry, the origin of life, drug discovery, and inquiry-based science education.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Fatty Acid Oxidation.
Chapter 2: Lipid Biosynthesis.
Chapter 3: Photosynthesis.
Chapter 4: Nitrogen Fixation, Assimilation, and Elimination.
Chapter 5: Amino Acid Metabolism: Carbon.
Chapter 6: Purines and Pyrimidines.
Chapter 7: Integrated Metabolism.
Chapter 8: Dna Structure, Replication, and Repair.
Chapter 9: Molecular Cloning of Dna.
Chapter 10: Rna and Transcription.
Chapter 11: Protein Synthesis.
Chapter 12: Eukaryotic Genes.