Chemistry and Biology of Non-canonical Nucleic Acids
1. Edition April 2021
XII, 276 Pages, Hardcover
300 Pictures (100 Colored Figures)
A comprehensive treatment of the
chemistry and biology of non-canonical nucleic acids, including their history, structures, stabilities,
properties, and functions.
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Discover the fundamentals and intricacies of a subject at the interface of chemistry and biology with this authoritative resource
Chemistry and Biology of Non-canonical Nucleic Acids delivers a comprehensive treatment of the chemistry and biology of non-canonical nucleic acids, including their history, structures, stabilities, properties, and functions. You'll learn about the role of these vital compounds in transcription, translation, regulation, telomeres, helicases, cancers, neurodegenerative diseases, therapeutic applications, nanotechnology, and more.
An ideal resource for graduate students, researchers in physical, organic, analytical, and inorganic chemistry will learn about uncommon nucleic acids, become the common non-canonical nucleic acids that fascinate and engage academics and professionals in private industry.
Split into 15 chapters covering a wide range of aspects of non-canonical nucleic acids, the book explains why these compounds exist at the forefront of a new research revolution at the intersection of chemistry and biology. Chemistry and Biology of Non-canonical Nucleic Acids also covers a broad range of topics critical to understanding these versatile and omnipresent chemicals, including:
* A discussion of the dynamic regulation of biosystems by nucleic acids with non-canonical structures
* The role played by nucleic acid structures in neurodegenerative diseases and various cancers
* An exploration of the future outlook for the chemistry and biology of non-canonical nucleic acids
* An introduction to the history of canonical and non-canonical structures of nucleic acids
* An analysis of the physicochemical properties of non-canonical nucleic acids
Perfect for biochemists, materials scientists, and bioengineers, Chemistry and Biology of Non-canonical Nucleic Acids will also earn a place in the libraries of medicinal and pharmaceutical chemists who wish to improve their understanding of life processes and the role that non-canonical nucleic acids play in them.
Chapter 2: Structures of Nucleic Acids Now
Chapter 3: Stability of Noncanonical Nucleic Acids
Chapter 4: Physicochemical Properties of Noncanonical Nucleic Acids
Chapter 5: Telomere
Chapter 6: Transcription
Chapter 7: Translation
Chapter 8: Replication
Chapter 9: Helicase
Chapter 10: Dynamic Regulation of Biosystems by Nucleic Acids with Noncanomical Structures
Chapter 11: Cancer and Nucleic Acids Structures
Chapter 12: Neurodegenerative Diseases and Nucleic Acids Structures
Chapter 13: Therapeutic Applications
Chapter 14: Material Science and Nanotechnology of Nucleic Acids
Chapter 15: Future Outlook for Chemistry and Biology of Noncanonical Nucleic Acids