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Advances in Genetics : Volume 36 - Jeffrey C. Hall

Advances in Genetics

Volume 36

By: Jeffrey C. Hall (Editor), Jay C. Dunlap (Editor), Theodore Friedmann (Editor), Francesco Giannelli (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 15th August 1997
ISBN: 9780120176366
Number Of Pages: 414

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Advances in Genetics increases its focus on modern human genetics and its relation to medicine with the merger of this long-standing serial with Molecular Genetic Medicine. This merger affirms theAcademic Press commitment to publish important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines.

"Outstanding both in variety and in the quality of its contributions." --NATURE "Can be highly recommended to geneticists, and biologists in general...will prove to be of high importance for the development of the science of genetics." --SCIENCE "The high standards of the Advances series of Academic Press are now almost taken for granted. The new volume matches up to the revolutionary and all-embracing developments in genetics that have occurred over the last few years." --SCIENCE PROGRESS "This text would be of interest to geneticists, botanists, developmental biologists, molecular biologists, and other interested individuals." --BIOLOGICAL ABSTRACTS

Contributorsp. vii
Rapidly Evolving Rab GTPase Paralogs and Reproductive Isolation in Drosophilap. 1
Introductionp. 2
Experimental Approachesp. 5
Influences of Rab9D on Viability of Hybrids Between D. melanogaster and Its Sibling Speciesp. 5
Predictions of Functions for 6paRAB9 Proteinsp. 14
General Considerationsp. 16
Referencesp. 20
The Neurospora crassa Circadian Clockp. 25
Introductionp. 26
Neurospora as a Circadian Model Systemp. 27
The Molecular Machinery of the Neurospora Circadian Oscillatorp. 28
Temporal Input from the Environmentp. 42
Temporal Output from the Oscillatorp. 54
FRQ-Less Oscillatorsp. 56
Conclusionsp. 58
Referencesp. 59
Involvement of Homologous Recombination in Carcinogenesisp. 67
Introductionp. 68
HR Involvement in DNA Repairp. 69
HR and Carcinogenesisp. 71
Other Diseases Attributable to HRp. 75
Carcinogen-Induced HR in Experimental Systemsp. 76
Summaryp. 79
Referencesp. 80
Mutational Analysis of the Ribosomep. 89
Introductionp. 90
Mutational Analysis of 16S rRNA Structure and Functionp. 91
Mutational Analysis of 23S rRNA Structure and Functionp. 97
Mutational Analysis of Ribosomal Protein Structure and Functionp. 103
Mutational Analysis of Ribosomal Factor Structure and Functionp. 106
Concluding Remarksp. 108
Referencesp. 109
Application of Genomics to Molecular Breeding of Wheat and Barleyp. 121
Introductionp. 122
Molecular Markers and Marker-Assisted Breedingp. 123
Genomic Resources and Approachesp. 131
Comparative Genomicsp. 137
Exploitation of Natural Variation and Allelic Diversityp. 138
Concluding Remarksp. 143
Referencesp. 144
Indexp. 157
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ISBN: 9780120176366
ISBN-10: 012017636X
Series: Advances in Genetics : Book 36
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 414
Published: 15th August 1997
Publisher: ACADEMIC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.39
Weight (kg): 0.74