The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code
by Koji Tamura
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 204
The genetic code is one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century as it is central to life itself. The origin and evolution of the genetic code remains a mystery despite numerous theories and attempts to understand these. In this Special Issue, experts in the field present their thoughts and views on this topic.
Home page url
Download or read it online for free here:
- ETC Group
This text covers synbio basics, gives an introduction to five major areas of research in synthetic biology, presents implications of synthetic biology, and gives a case study: microbial production of artemisinin to treat malaria.
by Florence L. Marlow - Morgan & Claypool Publishers
This review provides an overview of fundamental aspects of oocyte and early embryonic development and the interference and genetic approaches that have provided access to maternally regulated aspects of vertebrate development.
by C. William Birky, et al. - The Ohio State University Press
The genetics of chloroplasts and mitochondrial inheritance have only fairly recently come to represent a major preoccupation of both molecular and cell biologists, who have been prompted to probe deeply into the energy-producing centers of the cell.
by Richard A. Neher, Boris I. Shraiman - arXiv
This review provides a simplified exposition of the concept and mathematics of Quasi-Linkage Equilibrium (QLE) which is central to the statistical description of genotypes in sexual populations. We discuss under what circumstances QLE is applicable.