Molecular Life Sciences

Editor/Author Wells, R.D., Bond, J.S. and Klinman, J. et.al
Publication Year: 2018
Publisher: Springer Science+Business Media

ISBN: 978-1-4614-1531-2
Category: Science - Biology
Image Count: 442
Book Status: Pending
Predicted Release Month: Dec 2019
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Molecular Life Sciences: An Encyclopedic Reference will focus on understanding biological phenomena at the level of molecules and their interactions that govern life processes.

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  • Editors and Contributors
  • A
  • Adducts on Tm, Effects of
  • Allostery and Quaternary Structure
  • Artificial Chromosomes
  • Artificial Endonucleases for Genome Editing
  • B
  • Bacterial DNA Replicases
  • Bacteriophage and Viral Cloning Vectors
  • Base Intercalation in DNA
  • Bioactivation of Carcinogens
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Blue/White Selection
  • C
  • Chemical Denaturation
  • Chemical Reaction Kinetics: Mathematical Underpinnings
  • Chromatin Remodeling and DNA Modification in Transcriptional Regulation, Role of
  • Chromatin Remodeling During Homologous Recombination Repair in Saccharomyces cerevisiae
  • Cis-Regulation of Eukaryotic Transcription
  • Cloning Vector Compatibility
  • Complement System
  • Conjugative Transfer Systems and Classifying Plasmid Genomes
  • Conservative Site-Specific Recombination
  • Control of Initiation in E. coli
  • Co-transcriptional mRNA Processing in Eukaryotes
  • Cycling of the Lagging Strand Replicase During Okazaki Fragment Synthesis
  • Cytoplasmic mRNA, Regulation of
  • D
  • Damage DNA, Natural Products that
  • Damaged DNA, Analysis of
  • Depurination
  • Differential Equations and Chemical Master Equation Models for Gene Regulatory Networks
  • Direct Enzymatic Reversal of DNA Damage
  • Division of Labor
  • DNA Base Pairing, Modes of
  • DNA Cross-Linking
  • DNA Damage as a Therapeutic Strategy
  • DNA Damage by Endogenous Chemicals
  • DNA Damage, Frequency of
  • DNA Damage, Practical Screening for
  • DNA Damage, Relevance to Cancer
  • DNA Damage, Types of
  • DNA Methylation and Cancer
  • DNA Polymerase III Structure
  • DNA Recombination, Mechanisms of
  • DNA Repair
  • DNA Repair Polymerases
  • DNA Replication
  • DNA Replication, Chemical Biology of
  • DNA Topology and Topoisomerases
  • DnaA, DnaB, DnaC
  • DnaX Complex Composition and Assembly Within Cells
  • Double-Strand Break Repair
  • DSB Repair by Cell-Cycle Signaling and the DNA Damage Response, Regulation of
  • E
  • Electrophiles, Types of
  • End Joining, Classical and Alternative
  • Enzymes and Cloning Vectors Used to Create Recombinant DNA, Characteristics of
  • Epigenetic Research, Computational Methods in
  • Equilibria and Bifurcations in the Molecular Biosciences
  • Eukaryotic DNA Replicases
  • Exocyclic Adducts
  • Expression Assessment
  • F
  • Fatty Acid Metabolism
  • G
  • Gene Regulation
  • Gene Regulatory Networks, Evolution of
  • Genes and Genomes: Structure
  • Genetic Element Mobility, Regulation of
  • Genomic Imprinting
  • Genomic Imprinting in Mammals: Memories of Generations Past
  • Genomic Sequence and Structural Diversity in Plants
  • Genomic Signature Analysis to Predict Plasmid Host Range
  • Golgi Apparatus
  • Gyrase and Topoisomerase IV as Targets for Antibacterial Drugs
  • H
  • HDAC Inhibitors Entinostat and Suberoylanilide Hydroxamic Acid (SAHA): The Ray of Hope for Cancer Therapy
  • Helicase and Primase Interactions with Replisome Components and Accessory Factors
  • Helicase Mechanism of Action
  • Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer and Poly(ADP-Ribose) Polymerase Inhibition
  • Homologous Recombination in Lesion Bypass
  • Hydrolytic, Deamination, and Rearrangement Reactions of DNA Adducts
  • I
  • Immunology and the Immune Response
  • In Silico Approaches Towards Safe Targeting of Class I Histone Deacetylases
  • Inflammation and Host Response to Infection
  • Inflammation, Resolution of
  • Initiation Complex Formation, Mechanism of
  • Innate B Cells
  • Innate Immunity
  • Ion Channels and Transporters
  • K
  • Key Enzymes Used in Cloning, Some
  • Kinetics of DNA Damage
  • L
  • Long-Term Genetic Silencing at Centromere and Telomeres
  • M
  • Mammalian Solute Carrier Families SLC2 and SLC5: Facilitative and Active Transport of Hexoses and Polyols
  • Many Bacteria Use a Special Mutagenic Pol III in Place of Pol V
  • Mass Spectrometry Approaches
  • Mathematical Modeling of Plasmid Dynamics
  • Mathematical Models in the Sciences
  • Mathematics of Fitting Scientific Data
  • Meiotic Recombination
  • Metamobilomics – The Plasmid Metagenome of Natural Environments
  • Mismatch Repair
  • Mitochondrial Genomes
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Alveolates
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Amoebozoa
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Fungi
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Invertebrate Animals
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Land Plants
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Unicellular Relatives of Animals
  • Mitochondrial Genomes in Vertebrate Animals
  • Mitochondrial Genomes of Chromists (Stramenopiles, Haptophytes and Cryptophytes)
  • Mitochondrial Genomes of Excavata
  • Mitochondrial Genomes of Green, Red and Glaucophyte Algae
  • Mobile DNA: Mechanisms, Utility, and Consequences
  • mRNA Localization and Localized Translation
  • N
  • NMR Approaches to Determine Protein Structure
  • NMR Basis for Biomolecular Structure (Theory)
  • Non-allosteric Proteins. Why Do Proteins Have Quaternary Structure?
  • Nuclear Lamin–Chromatin Interactions and Their Signaling Cascades
  • Nucleotide Excision Repair
  • O
  • Obtaining Crystals
  • Oxidative DNA Damage
  • P
  • Pattern Recognition Receptors: Evolution, Redundancy, and Cross Talk
  • PCNA Loading by RFC, Mechanism of
  • PCNA Structure and Interactions with Partner Proteins
  • Peptide Pheromones and Their Protein Receptors: Cellular Signaling in Gram-Positive Bacteria
  • Phagocytosis
  • Plant Genome Annotation, Methods for
  • Plant Genome Sequencing Methods
  • Plant Genomes, Evolution of
  • Plant Genomes: From Sequence to Function Across Evolutionary Time
  • Plant Transposable Elements: Beyond Insertions and Interruptions
  • Plasmid Cloning Vectors
  • Plasmid Genomes, Introduction to
  • Plasmid Incompatibility
  • Plasmid Regulatory Systems, Modeling
  • Plasmids as Secondary Chromosomes
  • Plasmids, Naming and Annotation of
  • Polyglutamine Folding Diseases
  • Polymerase Chain Reaction
  • Post-Translational Modifications in DNA Double Strand Break Repair, Roles of
  • Predictions from Sequence
  • Primary Structure
  • Prokaryotic Gene Regulation by Sigma Factors and RNA Polymerase
  • Prokaryotic Gene Regulation by Small RNAs
  • Protein Domain Structure Evolution
  • R
  • Rad51 and Dmc1 Recombinases
  • Reactive Oxygen Species
  • Recombination: Mechanisms, Pathways, and Applications
  • Recombineering
  • Repeating Sequences in Proteins: Their Identification and Structural/Functional Implications
  • Replication Origin of E. coli and the Mechanism of Initiation
  • Replicative DNA Helicases and Primases
  • Restriction Endonucleases
  • RNA Interference
  • RNA Quality Control
  • RNA-Induced Chromatin Remodeling
  • Rolling Circle Replicating Plasmids
  • S
  • Secondary Structure
  • Secondary Structure by Circular Dichroism, Experimental Assessment of
  • Secondary Structure, Theoretical Aspects of
  • Selection with Antibiotics
  • Selectivity of Chemicals for DNA Damage
  • Sequence Determination, Classic Approaches to
  • Sequence Information to Assess Evolutionary Relationships
  • Sequence Information to Identify Motifs
  • Sequence Selectivity of DNA Damage
  • Signal Recognition in Lower Organisms: Light-Induced Control of Cell Movement in the Ciliates Blepharisma and Stentor
  • SIKE: Discovery, Structure, and Function
  • Single-Strand Annealing
  • Site-Specific Mutagenesis
  • Spectroscopy of Damaged DNA
  • Synthesis of Modified Oligonucleotides
  • Synthetic Plasmid Biology
  • T
  • TANK-Binding Kinase 1 (TBK1): Structure, Function, and Regulation
  • Target-Primed Mobilization Mechanisms
  • Target-Site Selection
  • Tertiary Structure Domains, Folds and Motifs
  • Tertiary Structure, Forces Maintaining the Stability of
  • Theta-Replicating Plasmids, Large
  • Toll-Like Receptor 3: Structure and Function
  • Toll-Like Receptors: Evolution and Structure
  • Toll-Like Receptors: Pathogen Recognition and Signaling
  • Topoisomerases and Cancer
  • Transcription Factor Classes
  • Transduction of Environmental Signals by Prokaryotic Two-Component Regulatory Systems
  • Transposable Elements and Plasmid Genomes
  • Transposons
  • U
  • Ultraviolet Light DNA Damage
  • uORFs: An Unusual Cis-Element That Regulates Translation
  • V
  • V(D)J Recombination