Advances in Genetics, 39

  • Jeffrey Hall, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
    • Jay Dunlap, Dartmouth Medical School, Hanover, New Hampshire, U.S.A.
      • Theodore Friedmann, University of California at San Diego, School of Medicine, U.S.A.
        • Francesco Giannelli, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy?s and St. Thomas? Hospitals, London, U.K.


        Graduate students and researchers in all facets of genetics, including molecular, cell, and developmental biology, as well as human genetic medicine.


Book information

  • Published: April 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-017639-7


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Table of Contents

General Remarks.Author's Preface.Introduction.General Aspects of the Chromeric Organization of Polytene Chromosomes.Transcriptional Activity of Polytene Chromosomes.Organization of Interbands. Molecular and Genetic Organization of Chromomeres of Polytene Chromosomes.Puffs.Balbiani Rings.Nucleoli.DNA Replication in Polytene Chromosomes.Acknowledgments.References.Subject Index.Index of Latin Terms.Index of Genetic Symbols.Index of Authors.