Recombination: Generally and Specifically

  • Edward A. Birge


The purpose of this chapter is to draw together various aspects of recombination as presented in the preceding chapters and enlarge on the molecular mechanisms involved. The first section presents a summary model for general recombination. Subsequent sections consider site-specific recombination in its various manifestations.


Invertible Segment Transposition Process Replicative Transposition Exonuclease Versus Holliday Structure 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward A. Birge
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  1. 1.Department of MicrobiologyArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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