Structure & Function


  • Alan Wolffe, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.


Advanced undergraduates, postgraduates and newcomers to the fields of biochemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology.


Book information

  • Published: July 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-761914-9


" excellent book, easy to read and full of new ideas, concepts and elements for future researches."

"...does an excellent job of highlighting specific unresolved questions. One can literally pick a page at random and be almost certain to find mention of a specific question that is worthy of future study. Ohter valualbe aspects of the book include its clear focus on important biological questions and Wolffe's astonishing command of the literature. These aspects make the book particularly valuable for several distinct groups of readers."
?J.Widom, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, in CELL
"...this volume should prove invaluable in encouraging interested students to delve deeper in to the mysteries of chromatin and so entice a new generation of talent into this exciting field."
Praise for Previous Editions, --BIOESSAYS
"It has scope, depth, and balance in interpreting a complex and often conflicting literature. It is a very fine job!"
Praise for Previous Editions, --VINCENT G. ALLFREY
"...Presented in a coherent and integrated manner... a well-constructed and enjoyable text to read. It should prove to be a valuable aid to teaching."
Praise for Previous Editions, --HEREDITY
"...Carefully constructed and both easy and enjoyable to read. The layout is excellent, with nicely balanced sections, ...headed by immediately informative subtitles and rounded off with a short yet decisive summary emphasizing the most important points. ideal starting point for any appropriate advanced undergraduate course or for graduates wishing to delve more deeply into the mysteries of chromatin structure and function."
Praise for Previous Editions, --TRENDS IN CELL BIOLOGY

Table of Contents

Preface to the first edition.Preface to the second edition.Preface to the third edition.Overview.Chromatin Structure.Chromatin and Nuclear Assembly.How Do Nuclear Processes Occur in Chromatin?Future Prospects.References.Index.