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A Genetic Switch: Gene Control and Phage Lambda

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"A Genetic Switch" is an introduction to gene function - specifically the genetic repressor. Understanding the repressor function is essential to an understanding of biochemical activity within the gene as it is fundamental to the process by which growth and development are regulated at the molecular level. The book is intended as a basic introduction to repressor function ...more
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Published April 1st 1986 by Cell Press & Blackwell Scientific Publications
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Leonardo Noto
Aug 03, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An excellent overview of the principles of molecular biology with lots of great illustrations that add immensely to the book. More geared towards the undergraduate science student than to the layman, but probably accessible to a dedicated layman as well.
Rohan
Nov 03, 2010 rated it it was amazing
Classic and brilliant text on gene regulation. Easy enough for the layperson, deep enough for the molecular biologist. Plus it's only 100 pages. I definitely learned some new things from this.

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