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Basics of Molecular Biology

  • Deborah Ann Payne
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Molecular biology entails the analysis and study of the chemical organization of the cell. Molecules comprise the smallest chemical component capable of performing all the activities (structural or catalytic) of a substance. One or more atoms constitute each molecule. This chapter describes the physical organization of cells, cellular organelles, and molecules important in cell division, inheritance, and protein synthesis.

Keywords

Replication Fork Nucleic Acid Molecule Survival Motor Neuron Protein Parent Strand Amino Acid Amino Acid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Deborah Ann Payne
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  1. 1.Department of PathologyUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center-VeripathDallasUSA

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