Molecular Biology of Assemblies and Machines

1st Edition

Alasdair Steven, Wolfgang Baumeister, Louise N. Johnson, Richard N. Perham

Garland Science
Published February 18, 2016
Textbook - 852 Pages - 819 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780815341666 - CAT# RT1660X

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Molecular Biology of Assemblies and Machines presents a comprehensive narrative describing the structures of macromolecular complexes and how they assemble and interact. Richly illustrated, it is written for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers in biochemistry, structural biology, molecular biology, biophysics, cell biology, and microbiology, and will also appeal to those in chemistry, immunology, and medicine.

Essentially all major biological activities are performed by assemblies of macromolecules (proteins, RNA, and DNA) acting in concert. These assemblies are dynamic and many are endowed with machine-like properties. This unique book explores the molecular mechanisms employed at the critical level between individual macromolecules and cells and organelles.


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