Concise but complete, this mini-encyclopedia contains over 1,500 entries covering all important concepts, compounds, techniques and acronyms for quick and easy reference. Guiding readers through the ever-increasing jungle of nucleic acid science and technology, the book distills the key information out of the large body of primary literature and presents it in a single volume. A first-stop resource for everyone, from students to established researchers, as both a desktop and library reference.
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Covers the following areas of nucleic acid science: nucleoside chemistry synthetic nucelotides nucleic acid structure sequence analysis oligonucleotide synthesis nucleic acid conjugates nucleic acid binding proteins ribozymes aptamers ribonucleoproteins DNA methylation RNA interference therapeutic use of nucleic acids
Sabine Muller studied Chemistry at the Humboldt University in Berlin (Germany), completing her PhD in 1994. Thereafter, she spent one and a half years as a postdoc with Michael J. Gait at the MRC in Cambridge (UK) and then took up a group leader position at Humboldt University. In 2003, she finished her Habilitation and moved to the University of Bochum where she was a Professor of Bioorganic Chemistry until 2006. Since 2006 she has been working at Greifswald University, where she holds the chair of Bioorganic Chemistry.