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English Choose a language for shopping. The book is intended as a basic introduction to repressor function for both advanced and undergraduate and graduate level venetic in genetics and biochemistry. Neeharika Verma rated it really liked it Oct 06, An excellent overview of the principles of molecular biology with lots of great illustrations that add immensely to the book.

Makers of the Revolution in Biology, Commemorative Edition. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. The author has a talent for simplifying but not oversimplifying complicated ideas, he describes the theory and its experimental basis in a straightforward and plainspoken way, and he illustrates his points with drawings that contain just the right amount of detail. Plus it’s only pages. Nov 03, Rohan rated it it was amazing.

Readers who remember the way “Scientific American” used to cover molecular biology in ‘s through the ’80’s or have read reprints from that era will appreciate the highly visual style and the clear prose.


A Genetic Switch, Third Edition, Phage Lambda Revisited

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Excellent title that sheds some light on how life, or not-life like viruses, works.

When I first started reading it, a stranger who saw me with it smiled and I soon found out why. Page – Ingles. Alistair Martin rated it it was ok Jan 15, Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. I definitely learned some new things from this. Gene regulation at the right operator OR of bacteriophage lambda.

See all 7 reviews. An Introduction to Systems Biology: Kenta Suzuki marked it as to-read Oct 28, Kaia Mattioli marked it as to-read Sep 14, The book is intended as a basic introduction to repressor function “A Ptasshne Switch” is an introduction to gene function – specifically the genetic repressor. I found out about this unassuming little book in Sean Carroll’s “Endless forms most beautiful” and was delighted.

A Genetic Switch: Gene Control and Phage Lambda by Mark Ptashne

Jenny is currently reading it Jul 27, prashne Among the striking new developments are recent findings on long-range interactions between proteins bound to widely separated sites on the phage genome, and a detailed description of how gene activation works. Su marked it as to-read Apr 19, Page – DNase footprinting: Classic and brilliant text on gene regulation.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The first edition of Mark Ptashne’s book describing the principles of gene regulation in phage lambda became a classic in both content and form, setting a standard of clarity and precise prose that has rarely been bettered.


Page 46 – Siebenlist U. More importantly, the detailed studies summarized in these chapters that relate properties of the molecular components to the function of the switch establish a high standard for the systems biology of more complex organisms.

It reads like a code review of an ingenious piece of software. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Aatha rated it liked it Feb 06, East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Showing of 7 reviews. Brindha rated it it was amazing Jul 21, This current edition of The Genetic Switch is compelling both because of the new information it contains and because the lessons of the version are timeless.

A Genetic Switch: Gene Control and Phage Lambda

Don’t have switvh Kindle? What sets this book apart is not just the subject matter, but the clarity of Ptashne’s writing and the superb illustrations that accompany his text. No trivia or quizzes yet.

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