DNA's new twists.

Item request has been placed! ×
Item request cannot be made. ×
loading   Processing Request
  • Author(s): Rennie, John
  • Source:
    Scientific American. Mar93, Vol. 268 Issue 3, p122. 9p. 5 Color Photographs, 1 Black and White Photograph, 3 Diagrams.
  • Additional Information
    • Subject Terms:
    • Abstract:
      Discusses the dynamic model of the deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) genetic mechanism. Comparison with the traditional model of Mendelian genetics; Genetic alteration as a response to environmental changes; Transposons or `jumping genes'; Vertical versus horizontal transfer of genes; Mutation phenomenon; Gene expansion; Gene imprinting; Transcriptional mutagenesis model; Influence in health, inheritance and evolutionary change.